Foucault News

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

A Joint Session with The Centre for Research in Post-Kantian European Philosophy at the University of Warwick: Miguel Beistegui, Claire Blencowe, Henrique Carvalho, Stuart Elden, Daniele Lorenzini, Goldie Osuri, Irene Dal Poz, Federico Testa, and Bernard E. Harcourt read and discuss The Punitive Society by Michel Foucault & A conversation with playwright Cori Thomas and Adnan …

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Judith Butler The Force of Nonviolence, online event, Whitechapel Gallery Thursday 23 July, 5pm Judith Butler presents a lecture and live Q&A chaired by Amia Srinivasan that draws on her new book, which shows how an ethic of nonviolence must be connected to a broader political struggle for social equality. The Force of Nonviolence argues …

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Béatrice Han-Pile – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the Self: Reflections on Foucault’s Interpretation of John Cassian (2020) Event Date: 8 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London. Audio recording of the lecture available. The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Béatrice Han-Pile (Essex) – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the …

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From Citizens to Patients: A Threat to Resist. Pandemic Lectures at the the International University College of Turin- Ugo Mattei & Federico Soldani, May 4, 2020 The decline of law as a tool for social control and its supplanting by technological, mental, and medical management aimed at preventing deviant behavior, with nary a concern for …

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