Foucault News

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

Francesca Peruzzo and Aaron Kuntz are calling for abstracts for a special issue of Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education titled: Foucault and Contemporary Theory in Higher Education: New approaches, theories, and conditions of possibility. The idea behind this special issue is to expand Foucault’s analytical toolbox, intersecting new epistemological and analytical approaches to explore …

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Jackson, B. Putting Neoliberalism in Its Place (2022) Modern Intellectual History, 19 (3), pp. 982-995. DOI: 10.1017/S1479244321000032 Abstract Neoliberalism is an ideal subject for intellectual historians. It is an ideological movement that has been both theoretically sophisticated and influential, ensuring that excursions along the highways and byways of neoliberal thought can always be justified practically, …

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Maynard, Steven. “Queer Parrhesiast.” PUBLIC: Art/Culture/Ideas, 65 (2022): 120-161. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/public_00097_1 Abstract Drawing on and contextualizing the papers of Alexander Wilson (1953-1993), a Toronto-based writer, activist, and horticulturalist, this article explores the reciprocal relationship between Wilson’s intellectual and political work. It focuses on Wilson’s involvement with The Body Politic during the late 1970s and early …

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Genealogy. Advisory Editor: Daniele Lorenzini The Monist, Volume 105, Issue 4, October 2022 CONTENTS Articles Genealogy, Evaluation, and Engineering Matthieu Queloz Genealogy as Meditation and Adaptation with the Han Feizi Lee Wilson Dripping with Blood and Dirt from Head to Toe: Marx’s Genealogy of Capitalism in Capital, Volume 1 Amy Allen Psychology, Physiology, Medicine: The …

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Gane, Nicholas. “Neoliberalism and the Defence of the Corporation.” Theory, Culture & Society, (September 2022). https://doi.org/10.1177/02632764221113727. Abstract This article addresses a little-known event in the history of neoliberalism: a conference at Stanford University held in 1982 to reconsider Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means’ The Modern Corporation and Private Property 50 years after its initial publication. …

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Zhang, Z. and Moore-Cherry, N. (2022), Urban Redevelopment, Displacement, and Governmentality in Nanjing’s Historic Inner-City. Antipode, 54: 979-999. https://doi.org/10.1111/anti.12801 Abstract Housing-related urban development has become a core plank of China’s economic policy since the mid-1990s. Reports of resistance to displacement and resettlement associated with urban restructuring, once widespread, have dissipated since the early-2010s. Using the …

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Terri Bourke, Mary Ryan, Leonie Rowan, Joanne Lunn Brownlee, Susan Walker & Lyra L’Estrange (2022): Teacher educators’ knowledge about diversity: what enables and constrains their teaching decisions?, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, DOI: 10.1080/1359866X.2022.2119369 ABSTRACT Internationally and in Australia, there is growing evidence that graduate teachers feel under prepared to teach diverse groups of children. …

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Bietti, Elettra, A Genealogy of Digital Platform Regulation (June 3, 2021). 7 Georgetown Law and Technology Review (2022) (forthcoming), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3859487 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3859487 Abstract At its inception between the 1960s and 1990s, the internet was imagined as a decentralized, horizontal and open space that would foster freedom and equality. Today, it is a …

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Yokum, N. Juliette’s Endless Prosperities: Foucault avec Lacan on Sade’s Illustrious Villain (2022) Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 36 (2), pp. 172-182. DOI: 10.5325/jspecphil.36.2.0172 Abstract The Marquis de Sade’s Juliette-well-known as an outrageously murderous, hedonistic anti-heroine-captured the attention of some of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Most of these engagements with Sade have …

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Ural, A.G., Sariman Ozen, E. An analysis of heterotopic space: Hasanpaşa Gazhane, enlightening once again (2022) A/Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, 19 (2), pp. 445-457. DOI: 10.5505/itujfa.2022.97355 Open access Abstract While architectural structures can be physically damaged over the years, they may also become functionally inadequate as a result of the change …

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