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The government of life : Foucault, biopolitics, and neoliberalism

Author: Vanessa Lemm
Publisher: New York Fordham University Press 2014
Series: Forms of living
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An examination of Foucault's last thought, centered on his ideas about biopolitics, governmentality, and subjectivity. This volume aims to explain why the politics and policies of neoliberalism are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Michel Foucault
Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Lemm
ISBN: 9780823255962 0823255964 9780823255979 0823255972 9780823255986 0823255980
OCLC Number: 964319893
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043811596 (ZDB-38-EBR)ebr10852134
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xi, 289 Seiten)
Contents: List of Abbreviations Introduction Vanessa Lemm and Miguel Vatter Part I. The Nomos of Neoliberalism 1. The Fourth Age of Security Frederic Gros 2. The Law of the Household: Foucault, Neoliberalism and the Iranian Revolution Melinda Cooper 3. The Risks of Security: Liberalism, Biopolitics and Fear Thomas Lemke Part II. Genealogies of Biopolitics 4. A Genealogy of Biopolitics: The Notion of Life in Canguilhem and Foucault Maria Muhle 5. Power over Life, Politics of Death: Forms of Resistance to Biopower in Foucault Francesco Paolo Adorno 6. Identity, Nature, Life: Three Biopolitical Deconstructions Judith Revel Part III. Liberalism between Legality and Governmentality 7. From Reason of State to Liberalism: The Coup d'Etat as Form of Government Roberto Nigro 8. Foucault and Rawls: Government and Public Reason Paul Patton 9. Foucault and Hayek: Republican Law and Liberal Civil Society Miguel Vatter Part IV. Philosophy as Ethics and as Embodiment 10. Parrhesia Between East and West: Foucault and Dissidence Simona Forti 11. The Embodiment of Truth and the Politics of Community: Foucault and the Cynics Vanessa Lemm Notes Bibliography List of Contributors Index
Series Title: Forms of living
Responsibility: edited by Vanessa Lemm and Miguel Vatter.

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The Government of Life reminds us of how prescient Foucault was. We have so few guides in our present age of unbridled neoliberalism and biopolitics; Foucault was one of the few who saw what was Read more...

 
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