Foucault and the History of Our Present (2015)

A new (expensive) collection of essays on Foucault, with introduction free to download.

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fuggle1Foucault and the History of Our Present, edited by Sophie Fuggle, Yari Lanci, and Martina Tazzioli

ISBN 9781137385918
Publication Date February 2015
Formats Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF)
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

PDF of flyer

PDF of front matter and intro

According to philosopher Michel Foucault, the ‘history of the present’ should constitute the starting point for any enquiry into the past and a critical ontology of ourselves. This book comprises a series of essays all centring on the question of the present or, rather, multiple presents which compose contemporary experience. The collection brings together philosophical readings of Foucault which try to rework his thought in light of our present, together with practical analyses of our own moment which draw on his methodological approaches to questions of power, knowledge and subjectivity. Covering a range of topics including freedom, politics, ethics, security, war, migration, incarceration, the sociology and political economy of…

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