Foucault News

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

Foucault, Michel. “Literature and Madness: Madness in the Baroque Theatre and the Theatre of Artaud.” Theory, Culture & Society, (October 2021). https://doi.org/10.1177/02632764211032717. Abstract Literature and madness dominate Michel Foucault’s early writings in the 1960s, and indeed much of his career. In this text, Foucault considers the relation between madness, language, and silence; the difficult frontier …

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Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle : Manuscrit inédit, Gallimard/ Seuil Hautes Etudes 20 Mai 2021. Edition établie, sous la responsabilité de François Ewald, par Elisabetta Basso En 1954 paraît en traduction française Le Rêve et l’Existence du psychiatre suisse Ludwig Binswanger, accompagné d’une introduction de Michel Foucault. Le philosophe y annonce un « ouvrage …

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Michel Foucault, Speaking the Truth about Oneself Lectures at Victoria University, Toronto, 1982, Chicago University Press (2021) Edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini English Edition Established by Daniel Louis Wyche A collection of Foucault’s lectures that trace the historical formation and contemporary significance of the hermeneutics of the self. Just before the summer of …

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Perry Zurn and I are pleased to announce that Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970-1980) is to be published by the University of Minnesota Press at the end of this month. Perry and I are co-editors of the volume and Perry and Erik Beranek are the principal translators. Intolerable UM …

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Michel Foucault. Sexuality. The 1964 Clermont-Ferrand and 1969 Vincennes Lectures Edited by Claude-Olivier Doron. General Editor: François Ewald. English Series Editor: Bernard E. Harcourt. Translated by Graham Burchell. Foreword by Bernard E. Harcourt. Columbia University Press 2021 Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality—the first volume of which was published in 1976—exerts a vast influence across …

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Baptiste Lanaspeze, Marin Schaffner (Éds.) : Les Pensées de l’écologie. Un manuel de poche, Wild Project, 2021 Qu’est-ce que connaître le vivant ? Comment bien vivre sur Terre ? À partir de quels principes refaire des mondes ? Depuis un demi-siècle environ, les humanités écologiques recomposent les relations entre nature et culture, homme et animal, …

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Foucault – Duby – Dumézil – Changeux – Thom : Cinq grands entretiens au Champ Freudien, Navarin – Février 2021 Introduction par Christiane Alberti, Deborah Gutermann-Jacquet, France Jaigu Lacan a toujours insisté pour que les psychanalystes ne s’isolent pas, mais s’ouvrent aux autres disciplines. Son enseignement porte la trace d’un intérêt constant pour les différents …

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Michel Foucault, Confessions of the Flesh. The history of sexuality, Volume 4, Edited by Frederic Gros, Translated by Robert Hurley. Pantheon 2021. ABOUT CONFESSIONS OF THE FLESH The fourth and final volume in Michel Foucault’s acclaimed History of Sexuality, completed just before his death in 1984 and finally available to the public One of the …

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Michel Foucault, Interview with Madeleine Chapsal, The Journal of Continental Philosophy Translated by Mark G. E. Kelly, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2020, Pages 29-35 DOI: 10.5840/jcp2020876 Open access Abstract In this 1966 interview, published here in English translation for the first time, Michel Foucault positions himself as a representative of a ‘generation’ of French thinkers …

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Michel Foucault, Sexuality The 1964 Clermont-Ferrand and 1969 Vincennes Lectures, Foreword by Bernard E. Harcourt. Translated by Graham Burchell. Columbia University Press Forthcoming August 2021. Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality —the first volume of which was published in 1976—exerts a vast influence across the humanities and social sciences. However, Foucault’s interest in the history …

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