Foucault News

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

van der Drift, M. Management and rights amidst plural worlds (2021) Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 35 (1), pp. 93-115. DOI: 10.5325/jspecphil.35.1.0093 Abstract Sylvia Wynter discusses Eurocentric thought as a closed cognitive order. In this article, Mijke van der Drift interrogates this cognitive closure as a style of thought that is intertwined with institutions. By inverting …

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Foucault Studies, Number 30, June 2021 Articles Resistance: An Arendtian Reading of Solidarity and Friendship in Foucault Liesbeth Schoonheim Avowing Unemployment: Confessional Jobseeker Interviews and Professional CVs Tom Boland The Carnival of the Mad: Foucault’s Window into the Origin of Psychology Hannah Lyn Venable Book Reviews Nancy Luxon (ed.), Archives of Infamy: Foucault on State …

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Davis, D.S., Buffa, D., Rasolondrainy, T., Creswell, E., Anyanwu, C., Ibirogba, A., Randolph, C., Ouarghidi, A., Phelps, L.N., Lahiniriko, F., Chrisostome, Z.M., Manahira, G., Douglass, K. The aerial panopticon and the ethics of archaeological remote sensing in sacred cultural spaces (2021) Archaeological Prospection DOI: 10.1002/arp.1819 Abstract Remote sensing technology has become a standard tool for …

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Innico, S. Enacting Statehood in Places of Exception: The Structural Effect of Statehood on Greek Migration Management (2021) Ethnopolitics DOI: 10.1080/17449057.2021.1907932 Abstract The aim of this paper is to outline an analytic perspective on the notion of statehood, state authorities’ performance in situations of exceptionality, and to present some insights from ethnographic research in the …

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Roberts, J., Sanderson, P., Seidl, D., Krivokapic, A. The UK Corporate Governance Code Principle of ‘Comply or Explain’: Understanding Code Compliance as ‘Subjection’ (2020) Abacus DOI: 10.1111/abac.12208 Abstract The focus of this paper is on UK Code compliance and the contests and confusions that have surrounded its principle of ‘comply or explain’. In contrast to …

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Calbérac, Y. (2021). Close Reading Michel Foucault’s and Yves Lacoste’s Concepts of Space Through Spatial Metaphors. Le Foucaldien, 7(1), 6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/lefou.90 Abstract Based on a close reading of the interview that Michel Foucault gave Hérodote, the geography journal newly established and managed by Yves Lacoste in 1976, this article—through the study of spatial metaphors—unfolds …

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Stephen J. Ball (2021) Response: policy? Policy research? How absurd?, Critical Studies in Education, DOI: 10.1080/17508487.2021.1924214 Extract from first page There is no way that I can address the wide range of issues raised in the exemplary collection of papers on policy sociology. These are cutting edge pieces by world-class scholars that lay out analytic …

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Jean Zaganiaris, Michel Foucault, le Covid-19 et le «combat immense et multiple des savoirs», iPhilo, 20/05/2021 COMMENTAIRE : La pandémie est l’objet de vives disputes sur ce qui serait médicalement vrai et ce qui relèverait de fakenews. Le philosophe et historien de la littérature Jean Zaganiaris a exhumé pour l’occasion un texte de Michel Foucault …

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Weiss, R. Stoicism and its telos: insights from Michel Foucault (2020) Metaphilosophy, 51 (2-3), pp. 335-354. DOI: 10.1111/meta.12419 Abstract This essay concerns the disputed nature of the telos in Stoicism and argues that Michel Foucault’s description of the Stoic telos plausibly constitutes an accurate characterization, despite the frequent criticism it has received and the fact …

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M. Francyne Huckaby (2008) Making Use of Foucault in a Study of Specific Parrhesiastic Scholars, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 40:6, 770-788. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2007.00369.x Abstract In this article, I describe how I made use of Foucault theoretically and methodologically in a study of five specific parrhesiastic scholars. Such scholars challenge hegemony in educational policies and practices, …

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