Foucault Studies Issue 8 Available

Foucault Studies is pleased to announce the publication of issue 8

Including a special section on Michel Foucault and Norbert Elias

Review essay on Michel Foucault’s Le Gouvernement de soi et des autres & Le Courage de la vérité. Le Gouvernement de soi et des autres II

Discussion on Foucault’s Kantian Lineage and his 1982 lecture The Hermeneutics of the Subject

Twelve new book reviews

Foucault Studies is an electronic, open access, peer reviewed, international journal that provides a forum for scholarship engaging the intellectual legacy of Michel Foucault, interpreted in the broadest possible terms.  We welcome submissions ranging from theoretical explications of Foucault’s work and texts to interdisciplinary engagements across various fields, to empirical studies of contemporary phenomena using Foucaultian.

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Number 8, February 2010

Table of Contents:

Sverre Raffnsøe, Alan Rosenberg, Alain Beaulieu, Sam Binkley, Jens Erik Kristensen, Sven Opitz, Chloë Taylor; with Morris Rabinowitz & Ditte Vilstrup Holm

Special Section on Michel Foucault and Norbert Elias

Introduction to the Special Section
Sam Binkley, Stefanie Ernst

Space, Time and the Constitution of Subjectivity: Comparing Elias and Foucault
Paddy Dolan

Emotional Intelligence: Elias, Foucault, and the Reflexive Emotional Self
Jason Hughes

The Planned and the Unplanned: A Roundtable Discussion on the Legacies of Michel Foucault and Norbert Elias
Sam Binkley, Paddy Dolan, Stefanie Ernst, Cas Wouters


Stations of the Self: Aesthetic and Ascetics in Foucault’s Conversion
Christopher Yates

Historical Critique or Transcendental Critique in Foucault: Two Kantian Lineages
Colin Koopman


Response to Colin Koopman’s “Historical Critique or Transcendental Critique in Foucault: Two Kantian Lineages”
Kevin Thompson

Historical Conditions or Transcendental Conditions: Response to Kevin Thompson’s Response
Colin Koopman

Review Essay

Michel Foucault, Le Gouvernement de soi et des autres. Cours au Collége de France 1982-1983 (Paris: Gallimard/Seuil, 2008), ISBN: 978-2020658690 & Michel Foucault, Le Courage de la vérité. Le Gouvernement de soi et des autres II. Cours au Collège de France 1984 (Paris: Gallimard/Seuil, 2009), ISBN : 978-2020658706
Alain Beaulieu


Ben Golder & Peter Fitzpatrick
, Foucault’s Law (New York: Routledge Cavendish, 2009), ISBN: 978-0415424547
Max Rosenkrantz

Timothy O’Leary, Foucault and Fiction: The Experience Book (New York: Continuum, 2009), ISBN: 978-0826495952
Marc Trabsky

David Konstan, The Emotions of the Ancient Greeks: Studies in Aristotle and Classical Literature (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006), ISBN: 978-08020955890
Kate Drabinski

Michael Ure, Nietzsche’s Therapy: Self-Cultivation in the Middle Works (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008) ISBN: 978-0739119969
Robbie Duchinsky

Johanna Oksala, How To Read Foucault (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2008), ISBN: 978-0393328196
Trent H. Hamann

Derek Hook, Foucault, Psychology and the Analytics of Power (Houndsmill, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007), ISBN: 978-0230008199
Bradley Kaye

Kathrin Thiele, The Thought of Becoming: Gilles Deleuze’s Poetics of Life (Zurich-Berlin: Diaphanes, 2008), ISBN: 978-3037340363
John McSweeney

Chloë Taylor, The Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucault. A Genealogy of the ‘Confessing Animal’ (New York: Routledge, 2009), ISBN: 978-0415963718
Sal Renshaw

Sam Binkley and Jorge Capetillo (eds.), A Foucault for the 21st Century: Governmentality, Biopolitics and Discipline in the New Millennium (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009), ISBN: 978-1443804448
P. Taylor Trussell

Lisa Downing, The Cambridge Introduction to Michel Foucault (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), ISBN: 978-0521682992
Lena Wånggren

Judith Revel, Michel Foucault: Expériences de la pensée (Paris: Bordas, 2005), ISBN: 2047299446
Alan Milchman

Judith Revel, Dictionnaire Foucault (Paris: Ellipses, 2008), ISBN: 978-2729830939
James Muldoon
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