Cover of: Michel Foucault and the freedom of thought | Keith A. Robinson Read Online
Share

Michel Foucault and the freedom of thought

  • 913 Want to read
  • ·
  • 74 Currently reading

Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Foucault, Michel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ([321]-327) and index.

StatementKeith A. Robinson.
SeriesProblems in contemporary philosophy ;, v. 47
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB2430.F724 R6 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 330 p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6788898M
ISBN 100773475737
LC Control Number00048081

Download Michel Foucault and the freedom of thought

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

"Freedom and the subject were guiding themes for Michel Foucault throughout his philosophical career. In this clear and comprehensive analysis of his thought, Johanna Oksala identifies the different interpretations of freedom in his philosophy and examines three major divisions of it: the archaeological, the genealogical, and the ethical. Michel Foucault and the Freedom of Thought (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy) [Robinson, Keith A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Michel Foucault and the Freedom of Thought (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy)Cited by: 3. Vol 1 of the 'History of Sexuality' was written just before a significant shift in Foucault's thought: the 'ethical turn' of his later work. As such this is his last book covering the complex machinations of (bio)power and discourse, this time considering their operations 4/5. FOUCAULT ON FREEDOM Freedom and the subject were guiding themes for Michel Foucault throughout his philosophical career. In this clear and comprehensive analysis of his thought, Johanna Oksala identifies the different interpre-tations of freedom in his .

Michel Foucault - edited by Dianna Taylor October Foucault's thought moves in exactly the opposite direction. He attempts to find among the apparent necessities that which upon closer philosophical scrutiny turns out to be contingent, historical and culturally variable. it is capable of displaying a dimension of freedom. According. Among the hundreds of books and articles on Foucault, only a handful make for genuinely rewarding reading. Thomas L. Dumm's Michel Foucault and the Politics of Freedom is a welcome addition to that handful, for it treats Foucault with the subtlety his thought deserves and demands, but almost never receives. As Dumm shows, appreciating Foucault's accomplishments as a political theorist requires Cited by: Between social history and formal analyses of thought there is a path, a lane — maybe very narrow — which is the path of the historian of thought. Q. In The History of Sexuality, you refer to the person who “upsets established laws and somehow anticipates the coming freedom.”. FOUCAULT ON FREEDOM AND TRUTH CHARLES TA YLOR McGill University OtUCAULT DISCONCERTS. In a number of ways perhaps. But the way I want to examine is this: certain of Foucault's most interesting historical analyses, while they are original, seem to lie along familiar lines of critical thought. That is, they seem to offer an insight into what.

Michel Foucault Biography - Michel Foucault (Octo J ) was a French philosopher who held a chair at the College de France, which he gave the title The History of Systems of Thought. His writings have had an enormous impact on other scholarly work: Foucault's influence extends across the humanities and social sciences, and across many applied and professional areas of study.   Habermas says Foucault’s work shares with Heidegger’s work the characteristic of crypto-normativity, e.g., is the description of Dasein in the mode of authenticity and freedom given in Division II of Being and Time a purely descriptive account, as Heidegger seems to suggest, or does it not involve a prescriptive, normative stance from Heidegger on how one ought to think of freedom? Michel Foucault, –84, French philosopher and historian. He was professor at the Collège de France (–84). He is renowned for historical studies that reveal the sometimes morally disturbing power relations inherent in social practices. Michel Foucault Hands Unity Book Only The frontiers of a book are never clear-cut: beyond the title, the first lines, and the last full stop, beyond its internal configuration and its autonomous form, it is caught up in a system of references to other books, other texts, other sentences: it is a node within a :