Foucault News

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

The Philosophy Research Initiative at Western Sydney University will be running a new MA in Continental Philosophy from 2016 (to replace Honours, which will no longer be available from 2016). Members of the group have special expertise in Kant and post-Kantian German thought from Hegel to Nietzsche, the traditions of 20th-century French and German philosophy …

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The Analytics of Power Today: A Masterclass with Mitchell Dean Date: Monday, Dec. 14th, 2015 Time: 8:45am—6:00pm Place: TBA, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia PDF of flyer About the Masterclass Over the last thirty years, we have witnessed three broad movements regarding power. The first is the displacement of the state from the centre …

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20th Century Continental Philosophy Ph.D. Programs Editor’s note: This is a very new project which has just gone up on the web. Contributions are invited! This wiki’s goal is to provide an unranked yet searchable list of Ph.D. (and terminal M.A.) programs that have strengths in 20th (and early 21st) century continental philosophy throughout the …

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Foucault, Governmentality, Context: Contextualised analysis power (27 – 29 October 2014) PhD School PhD School in Organisation and Management Studies Enroll no later than Monday, 15 september, 2014 – 23:45 Faculty  Mitchell Dean, Professor of Public Governance, CBS/University of Newcastle, Australia, Michael Behrent, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Appalachian State University Kaspar Villadsen, Associate Professor, …

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Elisabetta Basso. Master’s seminar on “Michel Foucault and Epistemology” at the “Center for Knowledge Research” (“Innovationszentrum Wissensforschung” – IZW) at the Technische Universität in Berlin. PDF of program Summary How should a thinker like Foucault, who―in his most famous work, Les mots et les choses―claimed to have “learned more”, as a philosopher, from biologists, linguists, …

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