Foucault News

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

Michel Foucault: The rights and duties of international citizenship (2015) The front page of the Open Democracy Site, 14 November 2015 Also includes links to the following items: Michel Foucault “The refugee problem is a presage of the great migrations of the twenty first century”, 1979. Translated by Colin Gordon. Colin Gordon, The drowned and …

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André Glucksmann par Michel Foucault, Le Nouvel Observateur Le philosophe des “Maîtres penseurs” est mort à 78 ans. Celui de “Surveiller et punir” l’avait lu, pour “le Nouvel Observateur”, en 1977. Voici son texte, dans son intégralité. Article de Michel Foucault sur “les Maîtres penseurs”, paru dans “le Nouvel Observateur” du 9 mai 1977 La …

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French philosopher Andre Glucksmann dies at 78, BBC News site See also The Guardian En français: Libération Andre Glucksmann, one of the most prominent figures in French philosophy, has died aged 78. An associate of Jean-Paul Sartre, he helped provide the intellectual underpinning for the student and worker revolts of May 1968. He was originally …

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Petition in French and English See petition website for other languages and to add your signature Yes to the institution of the “Michel Foucault and the Philosophy of the Present Chair” at PUC São Paulo Both São Paulo’s Cardinal, Odilo Scherer, and the Bishops of his archdiocese, recently announced that they do not authorize the …

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Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought Launches New Center Will Be Directed By Critical Thought Professor Bernard E. Harcourt, Who Has Challenged Conventional Wisdom on Practices including Mass Incarceration, Free Market Economics, Broken Windows Policing, and Racial Profiling Media Contact: Public Affairs, 212-854-2650 or publicaffairs@law.columbia.edu New York, October 7, 2014—The roots of critical thought go back …

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Marie Odile Germain, Michel Foucault: De retour à la BNF, Chroniques de la BNF, no. 70, 2014, pp. 26-27 A report on Foucault’s 37,000 pages of manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris with photos of some of Foucault’s handwritten pages. These manuscripts are now available for consultation in the documents department of the BNF. …

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Eric Aeschimann, Pourquoi Michel Foucault est partout, Le nouvel observateur, 21 décembre 2013. Economie, politique, genre, histoire, spiritualité… 30 ans après la mort du philosophe, notre siècle néolibéral porte son nom. Explications n 1979, dans le cadre de son cours hebdomadaire au Collège de France, Michel Foucault consacre trois séances à la théorie néolibérale. Il …

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