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

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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Michel Foucault, Political Spirituality as the Will for Alterity: An Interview with the Nouvel Observateur. Critical Inquiry Volume 47, Number 1, 2020. Translated and introduced by Sabina Vaccarino Bremner. Abstract An interview with Michel Foucault in 1979 that was never published during his lifetime and was recently rediscovered in the archives. The interview, appearing for …

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Free Foucault Foucault for the rest of us Free Foucault est une plateforme décentralisée et non-censurable donnant accès à une version restaurée des enregistrements – ainsi débarassés de leurs grésillements – des cours dispensés par Michel Foucault au Collège de France entre 1972 et 1984. On s’étonnera peut-être qu’il ait fallu attendre 50 ans pour …

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Editor: An introductory quotation from Foucault, followed by reflections on the current coronavirus Covid 19 crisis by contemporary thinkers. I have just included the passage from Foucault here. Please follow the link to the journal site for the contemporary debate Coronavirus and philosophers M. Foucault, G. Agamben, J.L. Nancy, R. Esposito, S. Benvenuto, D. Dwivedi, …

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Foucault fiches de lecture Editor: I posted an earlier notice about this project in 2018. Considerable progress has been made since then and material is now available online. This website open to all Internet users and hosts digital versions of Foucault’s reading notes (from the Foucault archives at the Bibliothèque nationale de France). One is …

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