Foucault News

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

Alessandro Baccarin, Paolo Vernaglione Berardi, Archeoligia filosofica laboritorio. Un pò di storiaIl laboratorio, l’associazione, gli scritti, la collana editoriale Tre anni fa abbiamo iniziato a ragionare intorno alla possibilità di rendere quello strano campo della ricerca filosofica che ha nome “archeologia filosofica”, un vero e proprio spazio di elaborazione. Nasce così il *Laboratorio “archeologia filosofica”*, …

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Tyler King, The Hacker ‘Ethic:’ Digital Infrastructures as the Battleground of Conflicting Liberalism, Society and Space, 2018 […] Although increased internet security and greater public internet access may seem somewhat counterintuitive, both ideals were mobilized and justified through liberal means in order to promote this state agenda. Michel Foucault’s (1977-1978: 18-20) analysis of the development …

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Michel Foucault et le CERFI : un étrange « inédit » par Philippe Chevallier, Ici et ailleurs, 28 octobre 2018 En faisant l’inventaire des archives de son défunt collègue du département de philosophie de Paris 8 Kyril Ryjik, Alain Brossat est tombé sur un tapuscrit ronéotypé intitulé « Émergence des équipements collectifs. État d’avancement des travaux », avec la mention …

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Gordon Hull, Bakhtin’s Carnival, Genealogy, History, New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science, 25 September 2018 Foucault’s use of Nietzsche to make the distinction between history and genealogy in “Nietzsche, Genealogy, History” is well-known.  What is less well-known, I think (perhaps I am projecting again, but I had forgotten this passage until I saw a note …

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Claire Fanger, Inscription on the Heart: Medieval Monastic Practices for Writing Self in God and God in Self, The Side View, October 2018 Michel Foucault’s 1984 essay, “What is enlightenment?”[1] requires readers to keep in view how epistemology and ontology—knowing and being—converge in the subject. Knowledge is the being of the self; knowledge constitutes the self …

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Paolo Vernaglione Berardi, Critica: La carne e l’amicizia Deleuze per Foucault, Laboratorio “archeologia filosofica”, 2018 Gilles Deleuze, Il potere. Corso su Michel Foucault (1985-1986)/2, Ombre Corte, 2018 On the occasion of the publication in France of  Les aveux de la chair, the “so called” fourth Foucault volume of the History of sexuality, and the contemporary publication …

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Life After Sundown: Disco Architecture in the Global City | Features | Archinect, By Alan Ruiz, Feb 7, 2017 Samuel Delaney describes the disco as one site of  “inter-class contact,”²  rehearsing a now familiar understanding of the dance floor as teeming with the possibility for alternative forms of sociality. In this sense, the disco is …

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Paolo Vernaglione Berardi Archeologia della penalità psichiatrica. Psichiatri, giudici e degenerati During the 1970s, Michel Foucault realized the most important ensemble of research about psychiatry intertwined with the penal system. The courses at the Collège de France: ‘La Societé Punitive’ (1971-72), ‘Le Pouvoir Psychiatrique’ (1972-73), ‘Les anormaux’ (1974-75), the book Surveiller et Punir (1975), combined …

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