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Foucault and the Artificial Telos

In his work, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, Michel Foucault aims to expose the social issues that arise from the paradigm shift in Western civilization that he was witnessing in modern France. 1,131 more words

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The Panopticon

by Raluca Igr

Before giving the contemporary context of what Panopticon means, let’s turn a bit in time and find roots in old legends and myths, beyond which we can later understand that surveillance and power have evolved within one concept. 1,417 more words

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Surat Untukmu

Di depannya ada 3 orang berdiri berjejer lurus ke depan. Tepat dihadapannya seorang pria yang perkiraannya seumuran dengannya menggendong tas ransel dan membawa sebuah kardus. Ia menebak kardus itu berisi vas bunga, atau sebuah patung kecil berbentuk totem, atau barangkali sebuah barang elektronik semacam DVD player. 1,588 more words

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Baseball Cards and Critical Theory

April is always an insane month in my household.  Two birthdays, springtime, Lent/Easter season, Baseball Season, Earth Day, etc.  I suspect it may be busier than December.  325 more words

Foucault: The Deployment of Power, Discourse and Sexuality

Citation:

Foucault’s (1990).  History of Sexuality: Volume I: An Introduction (pp. 92-114).  (R. Hurley, Trans.).  New York:  Vintage Books.  (Original work published in 1976)

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Even the Dead Will Not Be Safe

This came to me by way of a friend. It makes me a little angry and a little sad on a lot of levels. When… 861 more words

Gnosticism

"michel foucault par lui-même"

Warning: This is in French (with Spanish subtitles).

There are actually two versions of this video on Youtube (that I could find, anyway). One has no subtitles whatsoever; the other, which is the one posted here, has Spanish subtitles. 240 more words

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