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Foucault now : current perspectives in Foucault studies

Author: James D Faubion
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 2014.
Series: Theory now.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary volume brings together a group of esteemed scholars, recognized for their command of and insights into Foucault's oeuvre. They demonstrate the many respects in which Foucault's project of an ontology of the present remains vital and continues to yield compelling insights and show that an ontology of the present is restricted to no particular terrain, but instead ranges widely and on paths that
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James D Faubion
ISBN: 9780745663784 0745663788 9780745663791 0745663796
OCLC Number: 851825726
Description: xiv, 273 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Object lessons. The undefined work of freedom : Foucault's genealogy and the anthropology of ethics / James Laidlaw --
Déraison / Ian Hacking --
Foucault's evil genius / Lynne Huffer --
Toward an ethics of subjectivation : French resistances to psychoanalysis in the 1970s / Didier Eribon --
Michel Foucault's critical empiricism today : concepts and analytics in the critique of biopower and infopower / Colin Koopman --
Foucault's face : the personal is the theoretical / John Forrester --
Part II. Cases in point. Biopower, sexual democracy, and the racialization of sex / Eric Fassin --
"A new schema of politicization" : thinking humans, animals, and biopolitics with Foucault / Cary Wolfe --
Parrhesia and therapeusis : Foucault on and in the world of contemporary neoliberalism / Laurence McFalls and Mariella Pandolfi --
Foucault, Marx, neoliberalism : unveiling Undercover boss / Toby Miller --
Assembling untimeliness : permanently and restively / Paul Rabinow --
Constantine Cavafy : a parrhesiast for the cynic of the future / James D. Faubion.
Series Title: Theory now.
Responsibility: edited by James D. Faubion.

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Michel Foucault is recognized as one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers, however the authors in this volume contend that more use can be made of Foucault than has yet been done and  Read more...

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