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From In-Itself to Practico-Inert

Freedom, Subjectivity and Progress

Kimberly S. Engels

Nothingness , trans. Hazel Barnes (New York: Philosophical Library, 1956) (hereafter cited as BN ). 3 Thomas Flynn, Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason: Toward an Existentialist Theory of History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997), 121. 4 Ibid

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Robert Boncardo, Jean-Pierre Boulé, Nik Farrell Fox, and Daniel O'Shiel

‘French Nietzsche’ or ‘German Nietzsche’—no Heidegger, Jaspers, Mann, Derrida, Bataille, Kofman or Deleuze, and barely a mention of Foucault. This seems akin to scanning just a single localised region of Nietzsche's brain in trying to find out what is

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Is France Still Relevant?

Sophie Meunier

innovation in the humanities and social sciences.” 13 Not to offend our French colleagues, but France has recently failed to produce intellectuals who resonate as widely as Bourdieu, Foucault, Derrida or Baudrillard did in previous generations. To be sure

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

Amelia Lyons, The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013), 7. 85 The idea that power is productive of new identities is taken from Michel Foucault, The History of

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Alice L. Conklin Les Enfants de la colonie: Les métis de l’Empire français entre sujétion et citoyenneté by Emmanuelle Saada

Jason Earle Surrealism and the Art of Crime by Jonathan P. Eburne

Paul Jankowski Reconciling France against Democracy: The Croix de Feu and the Parti Social Français, 1927–1945 by Sean Kennedy

Jean-Philippe Mathy French Theory: How Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, & Co. Transformed the Intellectual Life of the United States by François Cusset

David Lepoutre La France a peur. Une histoire sociale de l'« insécurité » by Laurent Bonelli

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Les Enfants Perdus

Asylum Reform, Parents’ Groups, and Disability Rights in France, 1968–1975

Jonathyne Briggs

into question, giving associations sympathetic to the cause of disabled children potential allies in their efforts to challenge the existing situation of asylums. Inspired by Michel Foucault's work on institutions as a method of social control and by

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Obscene or Exemplary? Robert Marchand's Cycling World Hour Record

Sport, Aging, and Neoliberalism in Contemporary France

Hugh Dauncey and Jonathan Ervine

and productive. 65 Describing neoliberalism as the “new way of the world,” Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval gloss Foucault's concept of neoliberal governmentality as “governing through freedom” to encourage citizens to “bring themselves to conform

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Beauvoir and Writing as the Creation of the Self

Memoirs, Diaries, Biography

Liesbeth Schoonheim

disciplinary boundaries and with other thinkers such as Foucault, the historical contextualisation of Beauvoir's autobiographical texts deepens our understanding of the ethical, political and epistemological stakes in the production of the self through acts of

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Sipping Whiskey in Memphis

A Conversation Between Robert Bernasconi and Jonathan Judaken on Racism and Existentialism

Robert Bernasconi and Jonathan Judaken

Critical Theory Institute. But when it came time to do my dissertation proposal, I was making an argument for the centrality of alterity as an abstract notion in the work of poststructuralists: Foucault and Deleuze in particular. But when I first presented

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Adoption : Les familles de la République

Sébastien Roux and Aurélie Fillod-Chabaud

contemporaine (Paris : Le Seuil, 2017). 3 Ce travail a reçu le soutien du programme ANR Ethopol ANR-14-CE29-0002. 4 Philippe Ariès, L'Enfant et la vie familiale sous l'Ancien Régime (Paris : Plon, 1960). 5 Michel Foucault, Les Anormaux. Cours au