In which I scoop Foucault-l!
I posted a notice here back in June on the Australian High Court justice Crennan and her attempts to deal with postmodernism and Foucault (see here). Now Foucault-l has the same post: sorry guys, I was there first!
Seriously though, Clare O’Farrell in response offers a link to a previously very hard to obtain interview with Foucault that touches on the same kinds of power issues.
Foucault: What I was explaining was the field of values within which I situate my work. You asked me before if I was not a nihilist who rejected morality. I say: No! And you were asking me also, in effect, “Why do you do the work that you do?”
Here are the values that I propose. …