Foucault News

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

Michel Foucault, Madness, Language, Literature Edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud, Daniele Lorenzini, and Judith Revel Translated by Robert Bononno. Chicago University Press, Forthcoming 2023 Newly published lectures by Foucault on madness, literature, and structuralism. Perceiving an enigmatic relationship between madness, language, and literature, French philosopher Michel Foucault developed ideas during the 1960s that are less explicit …

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Michel Foucault, La Question anthropologique. Cours, 1954-1955, EHSS, Gallimard Seuil, 10 juin 2022 Qu’est-ce que l’homme ? Michel Foucault, au mitan des années 1950, consacre une partie de son enseignement, dispensé à l’université de Lille et à l’École normale supérieure, à comprendre comment cette interrogation a traversé et transformé la philosophie. Ces leçons sont rassemblées …

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Jeanne Morefield, Unsettling the World. Edward Said and Political Theory, Forthcoming 2022 Unsettling the World is the first book-length treatment of Edward Said’s influential cultural criticism from the perspective of a political theorist. Arguing that the generative power of Said’s thought extends well beyond Orientalism, the book explores Said’s writings on the experience of exile, …

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Claudia Aradau and Tobias Blanke, Algorithmic Reason, The New Government of Self and Other, Oxford University Press, forthcoming May 2022 Open access Provides a critical analysis of algorithmic reason and its impact on key political concepts Adopts a global transdisciplinary perspective on algorithmic operations Explores well-known controversies such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal, predictive policing …

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Steven G. Ogden, Violence, Entitlement, and Politics. A Theology on Transforming the Subject, Routledge. Forthcoming September 30, 2021 Book Description This book is an exercise in political theology, exploring the problem of gender-based violence by focusing on violent male subjects and the issue of entitlement. It addresses gender-based violence in familial and military settings before …

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Mitchell Dean & Daniel Zamora, The Last Man Takes LSD Foucault and the End of Revolution, Verso, forthcoming May 2021. ISBN: 9781839761393 In May 1975, Michel Foucault took LSD in the southern Californian desert. He described it as the most important event of his life, which would lead him to completely rework his History of …

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Michel Foucault, Sexuality The 1964 Clermont-Ferrand and 1969 Vincennes Lectures, Foreword by Bernard E. Harcourt. Translated by Graham Burchell. Columbia University Press Forthcoming August 2021. Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality —the first volume of which was published in 1976—exerts a vast influence across the humanities and social sciences. However, Foucault’s interest in the history …

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Foucault. Repenser les rapports entre les Grecs et les Modernes Sous la direction de : Hans-Jurgen Lüsebrink, Jean-Marc Narbonne, Heinrich Schlange-Schöningen, Presse de l’Université LavalPresses de l’Université Laval, Collection: Zêtêsis, à paraître Foucault aurait-il choisi de se retirer de l’arène politique contemporaine pour se refugier dans « la posture antique du sage » ? Pourquoi, …

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Après «Les Aveux de la chair» Généalogie du sujet chez Michel Foucault (2020), Epel, Mars 2020 Ouvrage dirigé par Sandra Boehringer et Laurie Laufer Attraper erôs dans le filet du logos, l’Occident n’a pas attendu la psychanalyse pour s’y employer. Entre les aphrodisia grecs et le dispositif de sexualité moderne, il ne restait plus à …

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