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Michel Foucault

Author: David Owen
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2014.
Series: International library of essays in the history of social and political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to, and overview of, the development of Foucault's thought and demonstrates its enduring significance on our understanding of how we have become what  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Owen
ISBN: 0754628205 9780754628200
OCLC Number: 822227397
Description: xxxvi, 512 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction. Part I Methodology: Archaeology: Michel Foucault's immature science, Ian Hacking; Foucault and epistemology, Richard Rorty; Foucault's archaeological method: a response to Hacking and Rorty, Thomas E. Wartenberg. Genealogy: Criticism and captivity: on genealogy and critical theory, David Owen; Genealogy as critique, Raymond Geuss; Genealogy and subjectivity, Martin Saar. Part II Freedom and Power: Foucault on freedom and truth, Charles Taylor; Taylor and Foucault on power and freedom, Paul Patton; Taylor and Foucault on power and freedom: a reply, Charles Taylor; Foucault's subject of power, Paul Patton. Part III Critique and Normativity: the Foucault-Habermas Debate: The critique of impure reason: Foucault and the Frankfurt school, Thomas McCarthy; To think and act differently: Foucault's four reciprocal objections to Habermas' theory, James Tully. Part IV On Enlightenment: Question, ethos, event: Foucault on Kant and enlightenment, Colin Gordon; Foucault and enlightenment: a critical reappraisal, Amy Allen. Part V On Political Reason: Political theory of war and peace: Foucault and the history of modern political theory, Pasquale Pasquino; Government in Foucault, Barry Allen; Politics as government: Michel Foucault's analysis of political reason, Barry Hindess; From micro-powers to governmentality: Foucault's work on statehood, state formation, statecraft and state power, Bob Jessop. Part VI On Law: Foucault's expulsion of law: toward a retrieval, Alan Hunt; Between governance and discipline: the law and Michel Foucault, Victor Tadros; Governed by law?, Nikolas Rose and Mariana Valverde. Part VII On Ethics, the Aesthetics of Existence and Parrhesia: Two kinds of practice: on the relation between social discipline and the aesthetics of existence, Christoph Menke; Truth and subjectivation in the later Foucault, Thomas R. Flynn; Philosophical parrhesia as aesthetics of existence, Jakub FranA'k; Truthfulness, risk and trust in t
Series Title: International library of essays in the history of social and political thought.
Responsibility: edited by David Owen.


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