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Posts tagged ‘Michel Foucault’

Colonizing citizenship

by / RP 095 (May/Jun 1999) / Commentary

ʻWe are not the victims but the children of a crime against humanity.ʼ1

Commemorations are important events in France. If, on the one hand, they offer the government the opportunity to reinforce a ʻcertain idea of Franceʼ, on the other hand they give historians, researchers and activists the possibility to revise and counter the official …


Critical reproblemization

Foucault and the task of modern philosophy
by / RP 091 (Sep/Oct 1998) / Article

It was a matter of analyzing … the problemizations through which being offers itself to be, necessarily thought – and the practices on the basis of which these problemizations are formed.

Michel Foucault, The Use of Pleasure 1

Michel Foucault is well known for having periodically redescribed his previous studies in light of …


Stuart Hall

Culture and Power
by , and / RP 086 (Nov/Dec 1997) / Interview

RP: How would you describe the current state of cultural studies in Britain in relation to its past?

Hall: Itʼs a question of how far back you want to go, because everybody has a narrative about this and everybodyʼs narrative is different. There was certainly something distinctive about the founding moment in the 1960s, but …


Gilles Deleuze and the redemption from interest

by / RP 081 (Jan/Feb 1997) / Article


Post-sexuality?

The Wilde Centenary
by / RP 071 (May/Jun 1995) / Commentary


68 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , , , , , , and / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Reviews

Jon Elster, Political Psychology Marcus Roberts

Lin Chun, The British New Left Gregory Elliott

Ross Harrison, Democracy Anne Phillips, Democracy and Difference David Copp, Jean Hampton and John E. Roemer, eds., The Idea of Democracy David Archard

A. Phillips Griffiths, ed., A. J. Ayer: Memorial Essays Jonathan Dancy and Ernest Sosa, eds., A Companion to …


British Society for Phenomenology, Oxford, 15-17 April 1994; Foucault Conference, London, 25 June 1994

by and / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Conference Report


66 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , , , , , , and / RP 066 (Spring 1994) / Reviews

Didier Eribon, Michel Foucault David Macey, The Lives of Michel Foucault James Miller, The Passion of Michel Foucault Kate Soper

John Rawls, Political Liberalism David Archard

Jacques Derrida, Acts of Literature Jacques Derrida, Cinders Jacques Derrida, The Other Heading Willy Maley

Gianni Vattimo, The Transparent Society Jügen Habermas, Postmetaphysical Thinking Anthony Elliott

David Watson, Hannah …


64 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , , , , , , and / RP 064 (Summer 1993) / Reviews

Jean-François Lyotard, The Inhuman: Reflections on Time Norbert Elias, Time: An Essay Peter Osborne

Stephen Mulhall and Adam Swift, Liberals and Communitarians Richard Bellamy, Liberalism and Modern Society: an Historical Argument David Archard

Simon Critchley, The Ethics of Deconstruction: Derrida and Levinas William Large

Stephen Houlgate, Freedom, Truth and History: An Introduction to Hegel’s Philosophy


Foucault’s Aesthetics of Existence

by / RP 063 (Spring 1993) / Article


Habermas on Heidegger and Foucault

Meaning and Validity in The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity
by / RP 061 (Summer 1992) / Article


The Situationist International

A Case of Spectacular Neglect
by / RP 055 (Summer 1990) / Article

The recent exhibitions of Situationist art and paraphernalia in London, Paris, and Boston, have given the Situationist International (SI) an unprecedented academic and cultural profile. Even during the movement’s most active period, when many of its ideas and practices were realised in the events in France 1968, it received little serious appraisal; to …


The Return of the Subject in late Foucault

by / RP 051 (Spring 1989) / Article


The Human Body in Social Theory

by / RP 042 (Winter/Spring 1986) / Article


The political function of the intellectual

by / RP 017 (Summer 1977) / Article


Birth of the Subject

by / RP 017 (Summer 1977) / Article


Michel Foucault

Prison Talk
by and / RP 016 (Spring 1977) / Interview

This interview dates from June 1975 when Michel Foucault published Surveiller et Punir (Surveillance and punishment), subtitled: Naissance ‘de la Prison (Birth of the Prison). This book can be seen as forming a trilogy with Foucault’s Madness and Civilisation (1961) and Birth of the Clinic (1963); each work traces the genealogy of an institution (asylum, …


15 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 015 (Autumn 1976) / Reviews

Jean-Paul Sartre, Critique of Dialectical Reason Pietro Chiodi, Sartre and Marxism Ian Craib, Existentialism and Sociology Jonathan Rée

Pietro Chiodi, Sartre and Marxism Andrew Collier

Michel Foucault, ed., I, Pierre Riviere, having slaughtered my mother, my sister and my brother… A case of parricide in the 19th century Colin Gordon

Robert Pirsig, Zen and the …


Michel Foucault

Film and Popular Memory
by and / RP 011 (Summer 1975) / Interview


7 Reviews

by , , , and / RP 007 (Spring 1974) / Reviews

Bertell Ollmann, Alienation: Marx’s Conception of Man in Capitalist Society Richard Gunn

Lucien Goldmann, The Philosophy of the Enlightenment Jonathan Rée

Talal Asad, ed., Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter Hugh Brodie

Lucio Colletti, Marxism and Hegel Adam Westoby

Robert Owen, A New View of Society Richard Hyman

Michel Foucault, The Archaeology of Knowledge Jonathan Rée