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Foucault Against Himself by François Caillat , Leo Bersani, and Georges Didi

foucault against himself

Yet Foucault was an abstract thinker who pondered big philosophical questions. His concept of political activity made him oppose movements that marginalized themselves;. In Francois Caillat's provocative collection of essays and interviews based on his French documentary of the same name, leading contemporary critics and philosophers reframe Foucault's legacy in an effort to build new ways of thinking about his struggle against society's mechanisms of domination, demonstrating how conflict within the self lies at the heart of Foucault's life and work. In his private life, as well as in his work and political attitudes, Michel Foucault often stood in contradiction to himself, especially when his expansive ideas collided with the institutions in which he worked. He often said that he works on discontinuities of evidence.

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Foucault Against Himself 2014 paints a portrait of one of the most influential writers of the second half of the 20th century. He was extremely courteous, convincing, enthusiastic, funny, everything that makes the life of the mind so fascinating. He has taught philosophy, and made a number of documentaries, including works on Nobel Prize-winning French author J. In order to function a society of discipline needs to be able to find a person, locate him or her. Foucault against Himself features essays and interviews by Leo Bersani Georges Didi-Huberman Arlette Farge Geoffroy de Lagasnerie About the Authors François Caillat is a filmmaker.

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As the book's blurb suggests it addresses what may appear to be contradictions within Foucault's various works in an attempt to both understand those apparent contradictions as well as shed some light on his entire 'body' of work. Foucault was profoundly opposed to the notion of small fiefdoms of knowledge. In his private life, as well as in his work and political attitudes, Michel Foucault often stood in contradiction to himself, especially when his expansive ideas collided with the institutions in which he worked. Foucault against Himself presents an engaging portrait of the man and his overall refusal to be pinned down to any one category, whether professional or personal. Featured photograph by Edouard Boubat, 1968. Description A thought-provoking collection of essays on Michel Foucault that reframes his legacy.

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Foucault Against Himself by François Caillat

foucault against himself

And he had to battle to get people to accept that these narrow areas have great influence over other fields of endeavor. This book covers the arc of his entire writing and research history and each contributor brings a different perspective to bear on Foucault's evolving thought over this time. Many of us were Foucault Against Himself. These are some wonderful overviews of his work but what I found most enlightening was the new way I now view his writings. Back then I was a teacher for young educators who wanted to work in the penitentiary system, so I knew a lot about what Michel Foucault was discussing, and the way, for example, he would go into prisons to read Discipline and Punish out loud to the prisoners. I was the same, yet I was different. It is an important book for anyone interested in Foucault and his work.

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foucault against himself

Foucault never wanted his words to be handed down from on high. He asked me, since I was working with archives that treated material similar to what he was working with—whether we could write something together, using the lettres de cachet and the requests from families to lock up their relatives. I also think it irritated a lot of them because he was so hard to locate. He could talk about everything, any subject, in the press. Arlette Farge: Of course, it was very different. And that laboratory was where his reflection took place. Foucault the intellectual, or Foucault the militant? His approach was eclectic a philosopher writing extensively about history and surveying prisoners on their living conditions, to give two examples and wide-ranging.

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foucault against himself

In Francois Caillat's provocative collection of essays and interviews based on his French documentary of the same name, leading contemporary critics and philosoph In his private life, as well as in his work and political attitudes, Michel Foucault often stood in contradiction to himself, especially when his expansive ideas collided with the institutions in which he worked. His approach was eclectic a philosopher writing extensively about history and surveying prisoners on their living conditions, to give two examples and wide-ranging. Includes a foreword written especially for this edition by Paul Rabinow, Professor of Anthropology at the University of California Berkeley and an influential writer on the works of Foucault; he is the co-editor of The Essential Foucault. On the contrary—they encouraged me. Caillat's book is a collection of four interviews with academics from diverse fields who try to reconcile the changes in Foucault's work over time and who he was as a man.

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Foucault against himself

foucault against himself

Who was it that took to the streets? Foucault never stopped moving from the local to the global and using specific cases to produce more general analyses of how society functions. Responsibility: François Caillat ; foreword by Paul Rabinow ; featuring Leo Bersani, Georges Didi-Humberman, Arlette Farge, Geoffroy de Lagasnerie ; translated by David Homel. My thesis was about people who stole food in 18th-century Paris. Foucault showed us exactly how that happens in the relation between the use of practices and the use of discourse. This collection gave me the freedom to look at early and late Foucault as a very awkward example less as trying to connect the dots in some intended coherent picture but rather in the same way I might look at the writings of two different writers. I highly recommend this book for all but the newest readers of Foucault.

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Foucault Against Himself (“Foucault contre lui

foucault against himself

And the high point is poetry, since we cut at the end of every line. How did his discourse take shape? While the book is too short it is a wonderful window into the contradictions inherent in his work. In Francois Caillat's provocative collection of essays and interviews based on his French documentary of the same name, leading contemporary critics and philosophers reframe Foucault's legacy in an effort to build new ways of thinking about his struggle against society's mechanisms of domination, demonstrating how conflict within the self lies at the heart of Foucault's life and work. Power is not only, and perhaps not even mainly, a negative force that imposes constraints from the outside, but a positive force that creates and produces itself as a subject. Knowledge is knowing how to cut. Are intellectuals prescient about what will occur in society? Georges Didi-Huberman is a French philosopher and art historian.

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