Sunday, July 29, 2012

Michel Foucault: Philosopher/Social Theorist/Historian

(October 15, 1926 – June 25, 1984)

Biography:

Wikipedia: Michel Foucault

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Michel Foucault

By, about, and influenced by, Michel Foucault:

Benton, Michael Dean. "Thanksgiving." Dialogic (November 25, 2006)

---. "Questions I Have About My World." Dialogic (January 31, 2007)

---. "Thoughts on Blogging by a Poorly Masked Academic." Dialogic (May 7, 2006)

Clark, Urszula. Excerpt from War Words: Language, History and the Disciplining of English. NY: Elsevier, 2001: 4-6, 10-11, 229, 257-258.

Dennis, Dion. "Policing the Convergence of Virtual and Material Worlds: 'The True Object of Police is Man.'" C-Theory (December 5, 2006)

Farrow, Robert. "The Wicker Man: Games of truth, anthropology, and the death of ‘man.’" Metaphilm (June 20, 2005)

Foucault, Michel. "The Boomerang Effect." Excerpted from Society Must Be Defended: Lectures at the College de France, 1975 - 1976. NY: Picador, 2003: 103.

---. "The Minimalist Self, The Use of Pleasure, and, Intellectuals and Power." Dialogic (Collection of quotes from various texts: posted November 30, 2010)

---. "Panopticism." From Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison (NY: Vintage Books 1995): 195-228.

---. Society Must Be Defended: Lectures at the College de France, 1975 - 1976. NY: Picador, 2003.

---. "So is it important to think?" (1981) Power. ed. J. Faubion. NY: New Press, 2000: 160-1.

Frydman, Roman and Michael D. Goldberg. "Market Mysticism." Eurozine (November 30, 2010)

"Michel Foucault's Legacy Symposium." Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (March 13, 2006)

McCormack, Tom. "Madness and Civilization: Monsieur Verdoux and the meaning of Chaplin's cinema." Moving Image Source (July 22, 2010)

Ogborn, Miles. Excerpt from “Knowledge is Power: Using Archival Research to Interpret State Formation.” Cultural Geography in Practice. Ed. Alison Blunt, et al. Oxford UP, 2003: 9-22.

Oliver, Paul. "Michel Foucault - The Development of Knowledge." Excerpt from Foucault: The Key Ideas. Blacklick, OH: McGraw Hill, 2010: 17-21.

---. "Michel Foucault - The Socialization of Individual Identity." Excerpt from Foucault: The Key Ideas. Blacklick, OH: McGraw Hill, 2010: 17.

Sluga, Hans. "On the Life and Work of Michel Foucault." Entitled Opinions (April 18, 2012)

Thorn, Michael. "Television discourse and governmentality: considering Da Vinci's Inquest and Da Vinci's City Hall as citizen projects." Cineaction (January 1, 2011: reproduced on The Free Library)

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