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The Church and Mental Health: What Do the Numbers Tell Us? | The Exchange | - Comment - What's missing here?

The Church and Mental Health: What Do the Numbers Tell Us? | The Exchange | https://t.co/Jp4fMt52qX … – Comment – Is it not time to deconstruct the whole idea of mental "illness" from a…

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near complete draft. 910 more words

Foucault's Confessions of the Flesh - talk at Goldsmiths, 9 May 2018

I’ll be talking about Foucault’s Les aveux de la chair at Goldsmiths University on May 9th at 3pm at the Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought. 190 more words

Catherine Mills "Biopolitical Life"

Mills, Catherine 2013. Biopolitical Life. Södertöm Philosophical Studies 14: 73–90.

I use Esposito’s discussion as a springboard for reconsidering the role of norms in Foucault’s own work on biopolitics—especially in light of his essay on Canguilhem, in which he emphasises the productive capacity for error internal to life. 708 more words

David Macey, The Lives of Michel Foucault - to be reissued by Verso in 2019, with Afterword by Stuart Elden

David Macey’s biography, The Lives of Michel Foucault will appear in a reissued edition with Verso in January 2019, with an afterword by me.

When he died of an AIDS-related condition in 1984, Michel Foucault had become the most influential French philosopher since the end of World War II.

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