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Foucault and the History of Our Present

Editors: Fuggle, S., Lanci, Y., Tazzioli, M. (Eds.)

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According to Michel Foucault, the 'history of the present' should constitute the starting point for any enquiry into the past. This collection considers the continued relevance of Foucault's work for thinking the history of our present and includes essays and interviews by Judith Butler, Judith Revel, Mark Neocleous, and Tiziana Terranova.

About the authors

Alain Brossat, University of Paris VIII, France Laura Cremonesi Sophie Fuggle, Nottingham Trent University, UK Orazio Irrera, University of Paris I, France Yari Lanci, University of London, UK Daniele Lorenzini, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Mark Neocleous, Brunel University, UK Saul Newman, University of London, UK Mathieu Renault, Université Paris 13 Nord/Sorbonne Paris Cité, France Judith Revel, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France Sanjay Seth, University of London, UK Federica Sossi, University of Bergamo, Italy Martina Tazzioli, University of Oulu, Finland Tiziana Terranova, University of Naples 'L'Orientale', Italy Alberto Toscano, University of London, UK William Walters, Carleton University, Canada

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Tazzioli, Martina (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • ‘What Are We At the Present Time?’ Foucault and the Question of the Present

    Revel, Judith

    Pages 13-25

  • What Is Capitalist Power? Reflections on ‘Truth and Juridical Forms’

    Toscano, Alberto

    Pages 26-42

  • Foucault in India

    Seth, Sanjay

    Pages 43-57

  • ‘Critique Will Be the Art of Voluntary Inservitude’: Foucault, La Boétie and the Problem of Freedom

    Newman, Saul

    Pages 58-73

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foucault and the History of Our Present
Editors
  • S. Fuggle
  • Y. Lanci
  • M. Tazzioli
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38592-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137385925
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-38591-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48142-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 258
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