Foucault News

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

Enquiry from one of the readers of Foucault News. Does anybody know what the two large paintings right at the beginning of this interview are? 15-minute footage is of an interview that was conducted by the Dutch philosopher Fons Elders in preparation for the debate between Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, which was broadcasted on …

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Nancy Luxon, Editor, Archives of Infamy. Foucault on State Power in the Lives of Ordinary Citizens, University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Translated by Thomas Scott-Railton Expanding the insights of Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault’s Disorderly Families into policing, public order, (in)justice, and daily life What might it mean for ordinary people to intervene in the …

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The Disorder of Discourse Fanny de Chaillé Michel Foucault Co-presented with The Invisible Dog Art Center and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art US Premiere Tue, Sep 17 at 7pm Wed, Sep 18 at 7pm French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault (1926–1984) is one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the 20th-century. …

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Michel Foucault, “Discourse and Truth” and “Parresia”, Chicago University Press, 2019 Edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini With an Introduction by Frédéric Gros English edition established by Nancy Luxon The Chicago Foucault Project This volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault late in his career. The book …

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Anton Lee (2018) Review: The Order of Things: Photography from the Walther Collection, History of Photography, 42:3, 306-308. DOI: 10.1080/03087298.2018.1531600 Review of the exhibition catalog The Order of Things: Photography from the Walther Collection, edited by Brian Wallis (Göttingen: Steidl, 2015) [,,,] The paucity of serious attention to The Order of Things is curious, given …

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Foucault, Michel. « La magie – le fait social total », Zilsel, vol. 2, no. 2, 2017, pp. 305-326. DOI 10.3917/zil.002.0305 – Rapport à la société – Rapport à la technique qu’elle imite. – Rapport à la société D’un côté opposition à la société – Ségrégation du magicien dans la société, ce qui n’arrive pas …

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New issue of Critical Inquiry: Davidson and His Interlocutors Volume 45, Number 2 | Winter 2019 Open access Articles in this issue include amongst others David Halperin, Queer Love Daniele Lorenzini, The Emergence of Desire: Notes Toward a Political History of the Will Michel Foucault, Structuralism and Literary Analysis

Michel Foucault et le CERFI : un étrange « inédit » par Philippe Chevallier, Ici et ailleurs, 28 octobre 2018 En faisant l’inventaire des archives de son défunt collègue du département de philosophie de Paris 8 Kyril Ryjik, Alain Brossat est tombé sur un tapuscrit ronéotypé intitulé « Émergence des équipements collectifs. État d’avancement des travaux », avec la mention …

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Mike McClelland, Foucault at the Movies: by Michel Foucault, Patrice Maniglier and Dork Zabunyan, Spectrum Culture, 9 October 2018. An attractive, tidily organized collection of famed French philosopher Michel Foucault’s writing about film as well as scholarly reflections on that writing, translator/editor Clare O’Farrell’s Foucault at the Movies is a necessity for film scholars and philosophers alike. Filled …

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The 25th issue of Foucault Studies, Foucault and Philosophical Practice, has now been published. (September 2018) The journal is open source. The issue amounts to no less than 23 contributions and a sum total of more than 400 pages. In addition to the special issue on “Foucault and Philosophical Practice”, comprising four articles with a …

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