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The Dislike of Catholicism: Understanding the Holy in the Catholic Tradition - 2 - What is truth?

What is truth?

Religion deals with beliefs and practices concerned with truth.

Most religious leaders appear open to interfaith dialogue but many, it seems, aren’t too keen to alter their core beliefs. 654 more words


"Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth", University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory lecture, Nottingham Contemporary, 12 November 2014

On 12 November 2014, I’ll be giving a University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory lecture at Nottingham Contemporary gallery. The title is “Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth”, and I’ll be speaking about the most recently published lecture course within the wider context of the work I’ve been doing for… 16 more words


For Your Information

Let me enlighten you about the measurement of time and its origins. I’m pulling this information from Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish. I can give direct citations, if you would so like. 85 more words


How to plunge every English literature student into an existential crisis

Talking to literature students is generally easy. We’re open-minded, talkative and heartbreakingly idealistic creatures – er, exceptions prove the rule and so on. Therefore, having a little chat with a literature student is usually a nice thing. 480 more words

English Literature Student

Finding information in the internet age

The development of the world wide web has changed the ways in which almost all professions operate, to some degree or another, but few as profoundly as that of Librarianship. 814 more words


Feminism in Three Parts: Part 1--The Problem

*Disclaimer: These are my personal views not a philosophical argument or theory. Some things can’t be grounded.*

I’ve been meaning to write something about feminism ever since the (strange to me) controversy started happening in the media about women calling themselves “feminist” or not. 928 more words


Foucault Studies 18 now published - includes two translations of Foucault, all open access

Foucault Studies 18 is now published. A wide range of contents including a theme section on ‘Ethnographies of Neoliberal Governmentalities'; translations of Foucault’s 1979 version of ‘ 45 more words

Michel Foucault