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

Mark Kelly, Michel Foucault: Political Thought, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The work of twentieth-century French philosopher Michel Foucault has increasingly influenced the study of politics. This influence has mainly been via concepts he developed in particular historical studies that have been taken up as analytical tools; “governmentality” and ”biopower” are the most prominent of these. …

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Mark Kelly, Michel Foucault’s Political Thought, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2013 The work of twentieth-century French philosopher Michel Foucault has increasingly influenced the study of politics. This influence has mainly been via concepts he developed in particular historical studies that have been taken up as analytical tools; “governmentality” and ”biopower” are the most prominent of …

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Fryer D., Duckett P.: Publishing, Overview. In: Teo T. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology: SpringerReference (www.springerreference.com). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. Further info Introduction Within the discipline of psychology publishing is widely positioned as ‘a good thing’. Within the discourse currently dominant, publication in ‘peer reviewed’ journals (publication of and in books is less favoured in …

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Clare O’Farrell, Foucault’s Thought, In Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences. Edited by Byron Kaldis. London: Sage, 2013 1200 pages Publisher’s page First paragraph of entry Michel Foucault was a French philosopher and historian of ideas who was born in Poitiers in France in 1926 and died in Paris in 1984. Since his death …

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Bob Robinson, Michel Foucault: Ethics, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy The French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault (1926-1984) does not understand ethics as moral philosophy, the metaphysical and epistemological investigation of ethical concepts (metaethics) and the investigation of the criteria for evaluating actions (normative ethics), as Anglo-American philosophers do. Instead, he defines ethics as a relation …

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Gavin Kendall, Michel Foucault, Oxford bibliographies online The introduction and general overviews section of this is available for free. The rest needs to be purchased. Contents Introduction General Overviews Biographies Selected Major Works Lectures Interviews and Essays Bibliographies Journals Knowledge and Discourse Madness and Mental Illness Power and Punishment Sexuality Governmentality Subjectification and Techniques of …

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