Category Archives: Foucault’s Last Decade

Stuart Elden’s Foucault books reviewed and discussed (PAIS News)

Stuart Elden’s Foucault books reviewed and discussed Stuart Elden’s two books Foucault’s Last Decade (Polity 2016) and Foucault: The Birth of Power (Polity 2017) have recently been reviewed and discussed in a number of places. A review of both books can be found in The … Continue reading

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Interview on Foucault: The Birth of Power at New Books in Critical Theory

How did Foucault become a public, political intellectual? In Foucault: The Birth of Power (Polity Press, 2017), Stuart Elden, Professor of Political Theory and Geography at the University of Warwick, follows up his book on Foucault’s Last Decade with research … Continue reading

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Interviews about my Foucault books on New Books in Critical Theory (audio)

I’ve just been interviewed by Dave O’Brien for the New Books in Critical Theory series about Foucault: The Birth of Power. The podcast of that interview should be available shortly and I’ll share when available [update: now available here]. In the … Continue reading

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Bruce Robbins in The Nation reviews Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power

Bruce Robbins in The Nation reviews my two books Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power. It’s a generous and thoughtful review, and while I wouldn’t agree with all of it, I’m very grateful for the review and the … Continue reading

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Conference on Foucault’s History of Sexuality volume IV, Paris, 1-3 February 2018

Thanks to Clare O’Farrell at Foucault News for this link – Colloque International: Foucault, Les Pères et le sexe, Paris, 1-3 February 2018. A l’occasion de la parution du quatrième et dernier volume inédit du projet d’histoire de la sexualité … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Punitive Society and my two Foucault books reviewed in 3am Magazine by Peter Gratton

Foucault’s The Punitive Society lecture course and my Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power are reviewed in 3am Magazine by Peter Gratton. It’s a long, thoughtful and generous review. As well as saying many insightful things about the books reviewed, … Continue reading

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The Southern Journal of Philosophy – Spindel supplement on Critical Theories of the Present (open access)

The proceedings of last year’s Spindel Conference at the University of Memphis on the topic “Critical Histories of the Present” have now been published in The Southern Journal of Philosophy. Edited by Verena Erlenbusch, it has contributions from Bilge Akbalik, … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power forthcoming in Chinese translation

Both Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power are now forthcoming in Chinese translation with Beijing Publishing Group. Both books are also forthcoming in Korean with Nanjing Publishing House.

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Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth course now scheduled for June/July 2017

The long delayed translation of Foucault’s Subjectivity and Truth course is now scheduled for June/July 2017. Thanks to Chathan Vemuri for the update. The price has also come down to something comparable to previous volumes in the series. This is the … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Dire vrai sur soi-même – 1982 Toronto lectures out from Vrin

Michel Foucault, Dire vrai sur soi-même: Conférences prononcées à l’Université Victoria de Toronto is forthcoming from Vrin in February 2017. This is a volume in a series which has, until this point, largely comprised updated and critical editions of texts previously available in English or French, like the 1980 Berkeley/Dartmouth lectures or the 1983 parrēsia lectures from […]

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