Foucault News

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

Aaron Schuster, The Debt Drive: Philosophical Anthropology and Political Economy “Fantasies of Capital: Alienation, Enjoyment, Psychoanalysis” — A Jnanapravaha Mumbai Conference. Abstract: The philosophical conception of the human being as a being whose existence precedes its essence, defined by its radical openness and fundamentally historical character was, for the twentieth century, part and parcel of …

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O Poder e o Panoptismo da Cidadania, Segundo M. Foucault – Profa. Dra. Olaya Fernandez 21 de agosto de 2017 (segunda-feira) Conferência – O Poder e o Panoptismo da Cidadania, Segundo M. Foucault Conferencista: Profa. Dra. Olaya Fernandez – Universidad de La Rioja UR – Espanha Horário: 19h30min às 22h Local: Auditório Erico Verissimo, Laboratório …

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Ashe, Leah M. (2017). “Knowing food, knowing men: Some thoughts on food, knowledge, and violence.” Presentation at L’Institut Européen D’Histoire et des Cultures de L’Alimentation (IEHCA) Université d’Été, Tours, France, 28 August – 2 September 2017. Video presentation Text available at academia.edu In a return to the world of food studies, I draw from my …

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Foucauldian Genealogy and Maoism Thanasis Lagios February 05, 2016 DOI: 10.13095/uzh.fsw.fb.130) Keywords: genealogy | leftism | maoism | nietzsche | politics Link to issue on conference Concerning the origin and foundation of the method of genealogy in Foucault’s work, there is an astonishingly unanimous “interpretative consensus” among Foucault scholars.[1] While there is great disagreement about …

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Thanasis Lagios, Foucauldian Genealogy and Maoism 20th March 2015 | 12:00 – 12:45 Conference paper, audio podcast on The Voice Republic site Thanasis Lagios studied Philosophy, Pedagogy & Psychology (specialization: Philosophy), at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (1998 – 2003). Having completed his postgraduate studies (MA) in Political Philosophy at the University …

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Colin Koopman, Historicizing the Critique of Power 20th March 2015 | 14:15 – 15:00 Conference paper, audio podcast on the Voice Republic site Colin Koopman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon, where he is also 2014-15 Humanities Research Fellow and 2015-16 Wulf Professor of Humanities. He has published widely on genealogy, …

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