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

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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Michel Foucault, Penal Theories and Institutions. Lectures at the Collège de France, 1971-1972, Translated by Graham Burchell, Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: DOI10.1007/978-3-319-99292-1 “What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of magistrates (even if they had to be simple mediators or arbitrators). What characterizes …

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Michel Foucault Audio Archive The most comprehensive collection to date of online audio recordings of lectures and courses by the renowned French philosopher and historian, Michel Foucault. Held by Berkeley Library, University of California The most comprehensive collection to date of audio recorded lectures and courses by the renowned French philosopher and historian, Michel Foucault. …

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Gilles Deleuze sur le masochisme, 03 avril 1963, Site INA, Émission. Recherche de notre temps Gilles DELEUZE questionné par Michel FOUCAULT donne la définition du contenu apparent du mot masochisme (association de la douleur et du plaisir sexuel) : SACHER MASOCH qui vécut en Galicie dans la seconde moitié du XIXè Siècle ; – Les …

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