Foucault News

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

Editor: I usually pass over this kind of material, but Jordan Peterson, a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Toronto has become an influential celebrity in the last few years with a large following. I am posting this in order to draw attention to the increasing volume and popularity of certain …

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Annie Dorsen, Hello, Hi there Hello Hi There uses the famous television debate between the philosopher Michel Foucault and linguist/activist Noam Chomsky from the Seventies as inspiration and material for a dialogue between two custom-designed chatbots: every evening, these computer programs, designed to mimic human conversations, perform a new – as it were, improvised – …

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A Photo Journey Through Italy’s Abandoned Nightclubs – Noisey By Laura Petillo, translated by Cristina Politano, May 14 2017 Discotex, a new documentary project, offers an audiovisual glimpse into the cathedrals from the glory days of Italian vinyl. […] Melillo’s journey is probably best summarized as a study in understanding a location as an extension …

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68, année philosophique ? (1/4) : Deleuze, Foucault, Derrida: les « nouveaux » philosophes LES CHEMINS DE LA PHILOSOPHIE par Adèle Van Reeth, 23/04/2018 podcast La philosophie française est étroitement associée à l’événement de MAI 68. Preuve en est : Les mots des philosophes descendent dans la rue et se retrouvent placardés aux murs! Frédéric …

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ThinkOlio Foucault & Modern Prisons, External and Internal Strand Bookstore Published on Feb 14, 2018 Professor Jamie Warren devotes this Olio solely to unpacking and understanding one of Foucault’s most celebrated and provocative works, Discipline and Punish. With the help of Foucault, we will ask ourselves the painful but much needed questions: What role should …

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