Mark Kelly on Foucault and the politics of language today
The Telos Press Podcast: Mark G. E. Kelly on Michel Foucault and the Politics of Language Today, December 1, 2020
In today’s episode of the Telos Press Podcast, Camelia Raghinaru talks with Mark G. E. Kelly about his article “Foucault and the Politics of Language Today,” from Telos 191 (Summer 2020). An excerpt of the article appears below. If your university has an online subscription to Telos, you can read the full article at the Telos Online website.
From Telos 191 (Summer 2020):
Foucault and the Politics of Language Today
Mark G. E. Kelly
We find ourselves today in a conjuncture where the use of language has become an object of political concern to a perhaps unprecedented extent, or at least in unprecedented ways. In particular, the words used to refer to individuals and to groups, down to the use of pronouns, have come into intense…
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