Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Foucault, La sexualité/Le Discours de la sexualité (1964 and 1969 courses) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018

Michel Foucault, La Sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Clermont-Ferrand (1964) suivi de Le Discours de la sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Vincennes (1969) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018 The first volume of Foucault’s pre-Collège de France courses is due for … Continue reading

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An anonymously published text by Foucault on Arcadie – ‘Le départe du prophète’, 1982 (with an interview between Didier Eribon and André Baudry)

This text was first published in Libération, July 12, 1982, p. 14 (pdf). There it is signed ‘DE’, and follows an interview with Didier Eribon with André Baudry. Readers would assume that ‘DE’ meant Didier Eribon, but in his book Michel Foucault … Continue reading

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Books received – Dodds, McCormack, Derrida, Basso, Rekret, Brighenti and Kärrholm

Klaus Dodds, Ice: Nature and Culture; Derek McCormack, Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Elemental Envelopment; Jacques Derrida, The Ear of the Other; Elisabetta Basso, Michel Foucault et la Daseinsanalyse; The Derrida Reader edited by Julian Wolfreys; Paul Rekret, Derrida and Foucault, Andrea Mubi Brighenti … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Penal Theories and Institutions – Palgrave, November 2018

Michel Foucault, Penal Theories and Institutions: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1971-1972 – Palgrave, November 2018 “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 … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, “Discourse and Truth” and “Parresia” – University of Chicago Press, July 2019

Michel Foucault, “Discourse and Truth” and “Parresia” – University of Chicago Press, July 2019. This volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault late in his career. The book is composed of two parts: … Continue reading

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Deleuze seminars – some more translated into English

Some more of Deleuze’s seminars have been translated into English – details here, and more are forthcoming. Ones currently available include lectures on Anti-Oedipus, Spinoza, painting, and Foucault. The site has the French text and audio as well as the … Continue reading

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Return to Foucault’s “What is an Author” – Gordon Hull at New APPS, plus a link on variant forms of this text

Return to Foucault’s “What is an Author” – Gordon Hull at New APPS I’m teaching a Foucault seminar this term, and one of the things I’m trying to do is get better on the doxography of his essays.  That led … Continue reading

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Cuadernos de Teoría Social open access special issue on ‘Teoría social en el archivo’, edited by Rodrigo Cordero and Francisco Salinas

Cuadernos de Teoría Social has a special issue on ‘Teoría social en el archivo’, edited by Rodrigo Cordero and Francisco Salinas. As well as an introduction by the editors, it includes pieces by Edith Hanke, me, Oriana Bernasconi and Maxigas. There … Continue reading

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Alexandre Gefen reviews Foucault’s Les Aveux de la Chair at the Critical Inquiry blog

Alexandre Gefen briefly reviews Foucault’s Les Aveux de la Chair at the Critical Inquiry blog. Thanks to Michael O’Rourke for the link. A roundup of news stories and other pieces – mostly in French and some in English is here. My review … Continue reading

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Books received – Chevalier & Greacen on Foucault, Fanon x 2, McCormack, Baring on Derrida

Philippe Chevalier and Tim Greacen (eds.), Folie et justice: Relire Foucault; Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks; Derek McCormack, Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Environmental Envelopment; Edward Baring, The Young Derrida and French Philosophy, 1945-1968 and Frantz Fanon, Alienation and Freedom. Derek’s book was sent … Continue reading

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