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

Carmona, S., Casasola, A., Ezzamel, M. Penal accountancy and the Spanish Inquisition (2022) Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, art. no. 107031. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaccpubpol.2022.107031 Abstract In this paper, we examine how accounting and financial conditions mediated public policy processes of prosecution, punishment, and imprisonment in the Spanish Inquisition during the late 16th and early 17th …

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CRISIS AND CRITIQUE Volume 9 / Issue 2, 25-11-2022 Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda Open access Introduction: Is Politics Possible Today? by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza Table of Contents Politics Today: Thirteen Theses and Commentaries by Alain Badiou Rethinking Politics and Freedom in Anthropocene by Wendy Brown Technique as Politics by Andrea …

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Söderberg, J., Bjurö, O. The Return of the Repressed: Subject, Truth and Critique in Times of Post-Truth (2022) Philosophy of the Social Sciences DOI: 10.1177/00483931221126912 Abstract The surge of post-truth calls for a reassessment of psychoanalytic and ideology critique-approaches in the social sciences. Both traditions are dismissed by the principal antagonists in the post-truth debate, …

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Ivan Moya-Diez, Matteo Vagelli, Georges Canguilhem on sex determination and the normativity of life. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 44, 60 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40656-022-00544-5 Abstract Our goal in this paper is to reassess the relationship between norms and life by drawing on the philosophy of Georges Canguilhem, particularly some of his unpublished lectures about …

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Denton, J.M., Abes, E.S. The Art of Masked Advocacy: The Care of the Self of Gay College Men Living with HIV (2022) Journal of College Student Development, 63 (4), pp. 383-398. DOI: 10.1353/csd.2022.0033 Abstract This arts-based narrative in/queer/y explores the subjectivity of gay college men living with HIV through the stories and art of two …

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Vieru, G. Plateforme de rencontre: Michel Foucault et Michel Houellebecq (2022) Revista Transilvania, 2022 (6-7), pp. 110-115. DOI: 10.51391/trva.2022.06-07.13 Abstract The present text aims to analyse the body concept, as it is illustrated in the novel Platform, by Michel Houellebecq. For this, we will need, first of all, some clarifications of the hybrid literary genre …

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Castro-Gomez, S. The Pervert’s Guide to Political Philosophy: Agonism and the Ontology of Power (2022) Critical Horizons DOI: 10.1080/14409917.2022.2104079 Abstract This article is a slightly modified version of the first part of Chapter 4 of Revoluciones sin sujeto. Slavoj Žižek’s y la crítica del historicismo posmoderno (Madrid: Akal, 2015) translated by Douglas Kristopher Smith and …

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Mahama, H., Rana, T., Marjoribanks, T., Elbashir, M.Z. Principles-based risk regulatory reforms and management control practices: a field study (2022) Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal DOI: 10.1108/AAAJ-10-2020-4983 Abstract Purpose: Government reforms have seen shifts from rules-based to principles-based risk regulatory governance. This paper examines the effects of principles-based risk regulatory reforms on public sector risk …

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Special Issue – Call for papers: Foucault’s Legacy in Contemporary Thinking Foucault Studies and special issue editors Valentina Antoniol and Stefano Marino invite authors to reflect on Foucault’s legacy forty years after his untimely death in 1984 and submit their manuscripts for this special issue. Please see the following document for more details on the topic …

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Andrew Gibson (2021) Producing Historicity: Foucault, Joyce and European Art Cinema, 1955–1980, Textual Practice, 35:10, 1565-1585, DOI: 10.1080/0950236X.2021.1965290 ABSTRACT In recent years, it has become increasingly clear how damaging and virulent the obsessively ‘presentist’ orientation is that drives neoliberal and managerial ‘culture’. Its proponents abjure discourses of or on historicity, lest they encounter critical perspectives …

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