Foucault News

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

Heterotopia by Natasha Barrette Review by Agata Kik, The Quietus, March 17th, 2022 Acousmatic composer Natasha Barrette makes musique concrète feel like a thrilling adventure film, finds Agata Kik [Article includes music from the album] Heterotopia is an intriguing investigation into the sculpturing and spatialisation of sound, carried out by acclaimed acousmatic musician Natasha Barrett. …

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Foucault Studies. Number 33, December 2022 Editorial Sverre Raffnsøe et al Articles The Use and Misuse of Pleasure: Hadot contra Foucault on the Stoic Dichotomy Gaudium-Voluptas in Seneca Matteo Johannes Stettler The Subject of Desire and the Hermeneutics of Thoughts: Foucault’s Reading of Augustine and Cassian in Confessions of the Flesh Herman Westerink Philosophy From …

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Polan, Dana, Review, H-France Review, Vol. 20 (August 2020), No. 149, pp.1-4. Michel Foucault, Patrice Maniglier, and Dork Zabunyan, Foucault at the Movies, ed. and trans. Clare O’Farrell. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018 First, let’s get the issue of the title out of the way: Michel Foucault, it seems, was in his adult years …

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Pierre Nora : ses années Gallimard, Par Marie Bellan Les Echos, Publié le 23 sept. 2022 Dans son dernier ouvrage à caractère autobiographique, l’historien Pierre Nora revient sur ses années d’universitaire et d’éditeur chez Gallimard, son amitié avec les auteurs qu’il a promus et la gestation, entre autres, de son grand oeuvre : « Les …

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Christian Ruby, Un cours inédit de Michel Foucault : les conditions de l’anthropologie, Nonfiction, 07 juin 2022 Les manuscrits inédits d’un cours de Michel Foucault prononcé en 1954 exhument les prémices de sa réflexion sur la possibilité d’une connaissance de l’homme, c’est-à-dire d’une anthropologie. Le manuscrit de Michel Foucault (1926-1984) édité sous le titre La …

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Mark Olssen, Review of Foucault’s New Materialism: A Review of Thomas Lemke’s The Government of Things, Social Forces, 2022;, soac037, https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/soac037 I first wrote on Foucault as a complexity materialist in the 1990s and have continued to write on the subject (see Olssen 1996, 1999, 2008, 2015, 2017, 2021). In that Thomas Lemke’s book, The …

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Volume 11 of Maynooth Philosophical Papers contains two articles that are of interest to Foucault scholars. PDF of Table of Contents Based on research in the Foucault Archives at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Philippe Chevallier’s essay formulates, for the first time, a series of hypotheses concerning the stages in which Foucault composed the fourth …

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Sara Raimondi, Method to the madness: Reading Foucault between geometry and brackets. Contemporary Political Theory (2022). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41296-022-00549-6 Open access Essay review Lynne Huffer, Foucault’s Strange Eros, Columbia University Press, New York, 2020, xii+265pp., ISBN: 978- 0-2311-9714-4 Gregg Lambert, The Elements of Foucault, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2020, 143pp., ISBN: 978-1-5179-0877-5 It is a prolific …

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Tom Shakespeare, Review: The many worlds of disability, The Lancet, Volume 398, Issue 10316, 4–10 December 2021, Page 2066 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)02693-3 Jan Grue is a phenomenon in the disability world: a 40-year-old with a congenital muscular atrophy, who is an author of fiction for adults and children and is also Professor of Qualitative Research at the …

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