Category Archives: PR

More Foucault on Marx.

From a newly published interview in Foucault Studies: Do you mean to ask me what the relations are that I have myself established between my work and Marxism? I would tell you that I haven’t established any. I haven’t established … Continue reading

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On Foucualt and Marx.

From the most excellent article by Christopher Chitty over at Viewpoint: In the wake of the May ’68 uprising, the French ultra-left attempted to circumvent the Communist Party as the vehicle for the transformation of society, and sought to displace … Continue reading

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Notes on PR Part 1: Disciplinary Subjectivity.

I’ve decided on my strategy for coping with some of the more reactionary statements my PR students make. I am going to treat the class as a field study in the formation of subjectivity, disciplinary discourses and recuperation. Regarding the … Continue reading

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Foucault on Capital.

He weren’t no Left-Ricardian: ‘What did Marx do when in his analysis of capital he came across the problem of the workers’ misery? He refused the customary explanation which regarded this misery as the effect of a naturally rare cause … Continue reading

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Foucault on Abstraction

Reads like a passage from the Theses on Fuerbach or The German Ideology: It is humanism that is abstract! It is all these cries from the heart, all these claims concerning the human person and existence that are abstract: that … Continue reading

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Foucault: Truth and Subjectivity/The Culture of the Self/

Lecturing on Foucault on Monday. Very much preferable to Habermas. Its been years though so all these uploaded lectures are new to me, if nobody else:    

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Habermas Photos.

Here’s some choice photos ill be using for my Habermas power point. Time for a meme I reckon:

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