Em Vigiar e Punir (FOUCAULT, 1975), o autor trata sobre o tema do poder de punição. Ele nos mostra como o conceito poder de punir se transformou ao longo dos séculos, desde a Idade Média até a contemporaneidade na qual vivemos, abordando sobre a institucionalização do poder, e nos apresentando como esse mesmo poder atravessa e adquire ser espaço em todas as relações sociais. 689 more words
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Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation: Hellenistic Ethics from Nietzsche to Foucault, University of Warwick, 25-27 September 2014 – full details here
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Philosophical interest in the ethical ideal of self-cultivation has increased in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as philosophers have sought alternatives to deontological and utilitarian theories.
Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires - one of Foucault's collaborative projects
I’ve been looking for a copy of this study for a while – Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires – and then a couple of copies turned up on-line in good condition and for a reasonable price. 585 more words
I have three visiting lectures coming up over the next couple of months.
In mid-September, I’ll be speaking at a conference on ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond’ at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. 299 more words
Talal Asad is perhaps mostly known for his work on secularism within a genealogical form of analysis. While his works are indeed interesting, I intend to argue that his adoption of the genealogical method and his general unwillingness to examine religion critically results in three major problems: relativism, recuperation, and subsequent fundamentalist decisionism. 4,565 more words