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Student Teacher

“I am not a writer, a philosopher, a great figure of intellectual life: I am a teacher.”—Michel Foucault

A friend said recently, “Maybe you just like to think a lot. 239 more words


Plot and History

I want to talk about one mistake I think it is possible to make about the kinds of ‘creative’ approaches to writing history is that the #storypast group have discussed, and which will hopefully be addressed by the ‘ 464 more words


MICHEL FOUCAULT : BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL documentary, 1993, 42 min

Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, philologist and literary critic.  Michel Foucault: Beyond Good And Evil is a documentary directed by David Stewart and produced by the BBC as part of a series called“The Late Show”. 308 more words


Michel Foucault: Power/Knowledge — WEA Pedagogy Blog

We cannot understand the world around us without a sophisticated understanding of the complex but intimate relationship between knowledge and power. One of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, Michel Foucault, crafted a radically different understanding of this relationship.

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Panopticon: Self-regulation

Jeremy Bentham created the Panopticon concept in the 1780s after visiting a factory in Krichev, Russia, where his brother was a manager of an unskilled workforce. 527 more words

The Surveillance Society

Michel Foucault | LITERATURE

Michel Foucault is a well known philosopher amongst literary critics. His work – primarily around discourse and Foucauldian Discourse remain quite popular. One of his works studying the structure of power is his work… 96 more words