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Deleuze on Foucault

“His thought underwent a crisis in all sorts of ways, but it was a creative crisis, not a recantation. What Foucault felt more and more, after the first volume of  288 more words


Foucault's Last Decade - Update 19: a nearly complete first draft

Since the last update I’ve spent two long days working on the individual chapter files, checking and rechecking things, filling in references, and reorganising some things. 516 more words

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Foucault's Last Decade - Update 18

The last major task of the first draft was a discussion of the final two Paris lecture courses, The Government of Self and Others and… 804 more words

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From the Comments: Foucault, Obscurity, and Liberty

Jacques and Barry had an excellent back-and-forth on Barry’s post about Foucault’s contributions to liberty. Here is Dr Stocker’s final response to Dr Delacroix’s questions: 1,441 more words


Narrow and Broad Conceptions of Civilization


At the present time I hold a view of civilization that is quite broad, and which pushes civilization back to the origins of settled agrarianism. 1,637 more words


Todd May reviews Michel Foucault, Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling at NDPR

Todd May reviews Michel Foucault’s 1981 Louvain lectures, Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice, at NDPR.

You can read my take on those lectures, and  8 more words

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Mental Illness Treatment Over the Past 150+ Years - Part II

By Dr David Laing Dawson

In the spring of 1969 a new psychiatric facility was opened on the campus of the University of British Columbia, the first component of a full service teaching hospital. 596 more words