Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Arona Moreau, Erratum. Ce n’est pas le néolibéralisme, c’est le capitalisme politique, L’Harmattan. ISBN : 978-2-343-17898-1 • 21 juin 2019 • 288 pages Lire un extrait ERRATUM. La plus grande erreur intellectuelle, critique et analytique commise par la pensée contemporaine reste sans aucun doute l’usage courant voire abusif du mot « néolibéralisme » pour désigner …

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Michel Foucault, “Discourse and Truth” and “Parresia”, Chicago University Press, 2019 Edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini With an Introduction by Frédéric Gros English edition established by Nancy Luxon The Chicago Foucault Project This volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault late in his career. The book …

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Samuel R. Talcott, Georges Canguilhem and the Problem of Error (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) About this book Examining Georges Canguilhem’s enduring attention to the problem of error, from his early writings to Michel Foucault’s first major responses to his work, this pathbreaking book shows that the historian of science was also a centrally important philosopher in …

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Duncan Kelly, Foucault investigates, Times Literary Supplement, MAY 17, 2017 Duncan Kelly on the prodigious output of a writer who has influenced disciplines from classics to politics to psychology Review Michel Foucault OEUVRES, I & II, Edited by Frédéric Gros et al. In 1970, after various appointments in France, Germany, Poland, Sweden and Tunisia, the …

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Eric Bulson, Tripping his brains out Eric Bulson on Michel Foucault and LSD, Times Literary Supplement, 14 May 2019 Review of Simeon Wade, FOUCAULT IN CALIFORNIA Olaf Nicolai, FOUCAULT IN [205 WORDS FROM SIMEON WADE’S MANUSCRIPT ‘FOUCAULT IN CALIFORNIA’] Michel Foucault HISTOIRE DE LA SEXUALITÉ IV, Les Aveux de la chair In May 1975, Michel …

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Chloë Taylor, Foucault, Feminism, and Sex Crimes. An Anti-Carceral Analysis, Routledge, 2019 See also Review by Jemima Repo, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 13 May 2019 Description This book brings together Foucault’s writings on crime and delinquency, on the one hand, and sexuality, on the other, to argue for an anti-carceral feminist Foucauldian approach to sex …

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Gordon Hull, The Biopolitics of Intellectual Property: Regulating Innovation and Personhood in the Information Age, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming 2020 As a central part of the regulation of contemporary economies, intellectual property (IP) is central to all aspects of our lives. It matters for the works we create, the brands we identify and the medicines …

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SCOTT BRADFIELD, Death Valley acid trips and cocktails with Einstein — The SoCal lives of exiled minds, Los Angeles Times, MAY 17, 2019 “Foucault in California” by Simeon Wade, Heyday, 2019, Over the decades, many intellectuals came to Southern California from somewhere else; and often they came to escape the systems of politics, logic and …

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Simeon Wade, Foucault in California [A True Story—Wherein the Great French Philosopher Drops Acid in the Valley of Death] Foreword by Heather Dundas, Heyday, 2018 In The Lives of Michel Foucault, David Macey quotes the iconic French philosopher as speaking “nostalgically…of ‘an unforgettable evening on LSD, in carefully prepared doses, in the desert night, with …

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