Foucault News

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

Federico Soldani, The Lancet’s Editor-in-Chief: “We will be transformed into biopolitical citizens” Psypolitics blog 3 August 2021 Topics that readers of PsyPolitics might already be familiar with such as the concepts of power, for instance as discussed by Michel Foucault, the transformation “from citizens to patients” – formulated for the first time in 2019 – …

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Jonathan Fanara, « La Machine ne ferme jamais les yeux » : techno-surveillance, Le Mag du Ciné, 6 juin 2021 Review in English Dans La Machine ne ferme jamais les yeux (Delcourt/Encrages), Yvan Greenberg, Joe Canlas et Everett Patterson se penchent sur les technologies de surveillance et la manière dont nos données privées sont exploitées …

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Michel Foucault en Amérique : au cœur de la vallée de la Mort (2021), Par Sophie Joubert, France-Amérique, Mai 25, 2021 Parmi les penseurs de la French Theory, Michel Foucault est le plus connu. Celui dont l’œuvre, controversée, irrigue encore aujourd’hui les travaux de nombreux chercheurs américains. A partir de 1970 et jusqu’à sa mort …

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The Bedroom by Michelle Perrot review – an intimate history by Kathryn Hughes, The Guardian, Tue 11 Dec 2018 Details for book The bedroom, says French superstar historian Michelle Perrot, is the place where everything important has already happened. From the days when early man first rolled a boulder in front of his cave and …

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Giorgio Astone, Pieghe, invaginazioni, addugliature. Deleuze interprete di Foucault, Laboratorio Archeologia Filosofica, Dicembre 2020 Open access 1. Introduzione – Fra parentesi quadre Con il titolo La soggettivazione viene tradotta in italiano anche l’ultima sezione del corso universitario tenuto da Gilles Deleuze a Paris VIII nell’anno accademico 1985-1986, preceduto dai due volumi Il sapere (Deleuze 2014) e Il potere (Deleuze 2018), contenente …

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Nimmo, R. (2020). Foucault, Power, and Nonhuman Animals, Society & Animals, 28(7), 835-838. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/15685306-00001845 Open access Matthew Chrulew & Dinesh Joseph Wadiwel (Eds.), Foucault and Animals (Human-Animal Studies). Leiden: Brill, 2017. 396 pp. In their timely and well-curated collection, Matthew Chrulew and Dinesh Wadiwel (2017) succeed in their difficult aim of providing readers with …

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