Foucault News

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

Iain Mackenzie, Critique in a World of Control Paris Institute for Critical Thinking Our tenth interview is with Iain Mackenzie, philosophy scholar (Canterbury, UK) by Evrim Emir-Sayers (Paris, France) Thursday, May 7, 2020 PICT Voices is an interview series conducted by PICT faculty with notable members of the broader PICT community. Our goal is to …

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Heather Brunskell-Evans. Interview with Julian Vigo, Savage Minds, October 25 2020. Podcast Heather Brunskell-Evans discusses John Stuart Mill, Michel Foucault, identity politics, the current philosophical and legal discourses on sexual violence, and the politics of “kindness” with Julian Vigo. Focusing upon many of the misrepresentations of Foucault’s work in recent years, Brunskell-Evans offers ways in …

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The Telos Press Podcast: Mark G. E. Kelly on Michel Foucault and the Politics of Language Today, December 1, 2020 In today’s episode of the Telos Press Podcast, Camelia Raghinaru talks with Mark G. E. Kelly about his article “Foucault and the Politics of Language Today,” from Telos 191 (Summer 2020). An excerpt of the article appears …

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Foucault & Neoliberalism, with Magnus Paulsen Hansen Interviewed by Nicholas Kiersey, #OCCUPYIRTHEORY, Fully automated (podcast), April 27 2020 […] Our guest is Dr. Magnus Paulsen Hansen, who is an Associate Professor at the Department of Social Sciences and Business, at Roskilde University. Magnus researches the role of ideas and evaluation in the legitimation of welfare …

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On non-fascist life with Natasha Lennard, Politics, Theory, Other, Tribune Magazine Podcast interview by Alex Doherty Natasha Lennard joins me to discuss her book, Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life. We spoke about whether or not Donald Trump and the movement that has coalesced around him ought to be characterised as fascist, we also talked …

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Truth and Knowledge for Michel Foucault, with Ann Stoler Great Books 31, Think About It | Podcast Conversations on big ideas and great books hosted by Uli Baer. Why is everyone talking about Michel Foucault these days? How can Foucault’s work have so many resonances in our contemporary world? What were his insights and discoveries …

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Épisode 2 : La fabrique de l’individu néolibéral France Culture (radio), 15/1/20 Compétitif, entrepreneur, contrôlé : comment la théorie néolibérale conçoit-elle l’individu ? Celui-ci peut-il échapper aux logiques de cette nouvelle rationalité ? Cette semaine, nous réveillons les fantômes de Margareth Thatcher et de Milton Friedman pour examiner les différents visages du néolibéralisme. Un courant …

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Gouverner sans dominer, ou le difficile héritage du libéralisme France Culture (radio) 2/1/2020 Comment penser notre présent à l’aide des analyses de la crise de gouvernementalité proposée par Michel Foucault à la fin des années 70? Jean-Claude Monod, directeur de recherche au CNRS, pense dans “L’art de ne pas être trop gouverné” les crises actuelles …

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