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The Philosophy of Michel Foucault

freedom.” It can counter disciplines imposed upon us by the forces of normalization that pervade our society. Further reading https://literariness.org/2017/03/28/key-theories-of-michel-foucault/ https://literariness.org/2016/04/05/foucaults-concept-of-power/ https://literariness.org/2016/04/04/foucaults-influence-on-postmodern-thought/ https://literariness.org/2018/10/10/surveillance-studies/ Eribon, D.: Michel Foucault, trans. Betsy Wing…

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Queer Culture

…history of sexuality made such an impact in the seventies. Famously Foucault argued that what he called the ‘repressive hypothesis’ needs to be turned inside out (Foucault 1978). He contended…

Queer Theory

…understood by theorists of Gender and Sexuality as an ongoing process of construction, performance, appropriation, or mimicry. This perspective, strongly influenced by Michel Foucault’s theories of sexuality, came be known…

Disability Studies

…the success of the disability rights movement, the seminal work of a few scholars like Erving Goffman and Michel Foucault, and the flourishing of other interdisciplinary identity‐based approaches that revealed…

Surveillance Studies

…had been given sufficient prominence (e.g. Giddens 1987). The work of Michel Foucault (1977) catalyzed considerable controversy over the role of the “panopticon” prison plan within modernity; did this diagram…

Posthumanist Criticism

…in common with the “antihumanism” commonly associated with the work of theorists such as Louis Althusser, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Lacan, but tends to depart from antihumanist discourse when it…

Ebooks

…Marxism and Epistemology: Bachelard, Canguilhem and Foucault Author(s): Dominique Lecourt Year: 1975 (6MB) Post-Marxism Versus Cultural Studies: Theory, Politics and Intervention (Taking on the Political) Author(s): Paul Bowman Year: 2007…

New Historicism

…itself; Bhaktinian dialogism which posits that a text contains a multiplicity of conflicting voices; and most prominently by Foucauldian Power/Knowledge and discourse. Analysing the nature of power, Foucault expounds that…

Structuralism

…and Jacques Derrida explored the possibilities of applying structuralist principles to literature. Jacques Lacan studied psychology in the light of structuralism, blending Freud and Saussure. Michel Foucault‘s The Order of…

Postmodernism

…the emphasis is on marketing, selling and consumption rather than production. The dehumanized, globalized world, wipes out individual and national identities, in favour of multinational marketing. Habermas Michel Foucault It…

Postmodern Paranoia

…prove through zealous mastery that they are free of the strait jackets of control by outside forces. The best of these maximalist works are Foucault’s Pendulum (1988) by Umberto Eco,…

Poststructuralism

…regulates the structure and yet “escapes structurality”. Contemporary thinkers like Foucault, Barthes and Lacan undertook in diverse ways to decentre/ undermine the traditional claims for the existence of a self-evident…

Human-Animal Studies

…We Do About Animal Welfare? Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Science. Carpenter, E. (ed.). 1980. Animals and Ethics. London: Watkins. Chrulew, Matthew and Dinesh Joseph Wadiwel (eds.). 2016. Foucault and Animals. Boston: Brill…

Critical Race Theory

…certain European philosophers and theorists, such as Antonio Gramsci, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida, as well as from the American radical tradition exemplified by such figures as Sojourner Truth, Frederick…

Key Concepts of Georges Bataille

…French intellectual life. The writings of figures such as Barthes, Baudrillard, Foucault, Derrida and Lyotard all manifest engagements with aspects of Bataille’s thought. Most especially, Bataille’s intellectual development, marked as…

Subaltern (Postcolonialism)

…force as postcolonial criticism from a combination of Marxism, post- structuralism, postmodernism, Gramsci and Foucault, the modern West and India, archival research and textual criticism. Subaltern Studies borrows postmodernist ideas…

Postmodernism

Foucault Author(s): Stephen R. C. Hicks Year: 2004 (1MB) Gothic-postmodernism: Voicing the Terrors of Postmodernity. (Postmodern Studies) Author(s): Maria Beville Year: 2009 (1MB) Postmodernism, or, The cultural logic of late…

Marxism

…Toolkit Author(s): Mark Cowling Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2008 (2MB) From Marxism to Post-marxism Author(s): Goran Therborn Year: 2008 (5MB) Marxism and Epistemology: Bachelard, Canguilhem and Foucault Author(s): Dominique Lecourt…

Gender and Transgender Criticism

…mixture of theorization (Michel Foucault and Judith Butler are among the references cited) and personal exploration, presented in an assemblage of styles and typography. Wilchins, another maletofemale transsexual, similarly argues…

Ecocriticism

…and Twenty-First-Century Literature Author(s): David Herman (eds.) Series: Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2016 (4MB) Foucault and Animals Author(s): Matthew Chrulew, Dinesh Wadiwel (eds.)…

Semiotics/ Semiology

…as Structuralism and Poststructuralism, Structural Anthropology (Levi-Strauss), Psychoanalysis (Lacan), Cultural Studies (Barthes) and the theories of Foucault have drawn their ideas from Semiotics. Introduced by Charles Sanders Peirce as Semiotics,…

HSST 2017 Syllabus

…”Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourses of Human Sciences” 17. Elaine Showalter “Towards a Feminist Poetics” 18. Michel Foucault “What’s an Author” 19. Jacques Lacan “The Insistence of the…

HSST 2017 Syllabus

…”Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourses of Human Sciences” 17. Elaine Showalter “Towards a Feminist Poetics” 18. Michel Foucault “What’s an Author” 19. Jacques Lacan “The Insistence of the…

Corporeal Feminism

…appear in certain strands of philosophy, psychoanalysis and cultural theory, focusing on theorists previously mentioned, such as Freud, Lacan, Foucault, Deleuze, as well as the phenomenologist, Maurice Merleau-Ponty. On the…

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