Foucault and Philosophy

Foucault and Philosophy

By: Christopher Falzon (editor), Timothy O'Leary (editor)Hardback

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Foucault and Philosophy presents a collection of essays from leading international philosophers and Foucault scholars that explore Foucault's work as a philosopher in relation to philosophers who were important to him and in the context of important themes and problems in contemporary philosophy * Represents the only volume to explore in detail Foucault's relation with key figures and movements in the history of philosophy* Explores Foucault's influence upon contemporary and future directions in philosophy* Brings together a group of outstanding scholars in the field and allows them to explore their topic at a high level of sophistication

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Timothy O'Leary teaches Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong. He has published widely on Foucault, especially in relation to ethics and literature. He is the author of Foucault and the Art of Ethics (2002, 2006) and Foucault and Fiction: The Experience Book (2009). Christopher Falzon is a lecturer in Philosophy at The University of Newcastle. He is the author of Foucault and Social Dialogue (1998) and Philosophy Goes to the Movies (2002).

Contents

List of Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Foucault's Philosophy (Christopher Falzon &Timothy O'Leary).

1 Foucault, Hegel, and Philosophy (Gary Gutting).

2 "I am Simply a Nietzschean" (Hans Sluga).

3 Foucault, Heidegger, and the History of Truth (TimothyRayner).

4 The Entanglement of Power and Validity: Foucault and CriticalTheory (Amy Allen).

5 Foucault, Davidson, and Interpretation (C. G.Prado).

6 The "Death of Man": Foucault and Anti-Humanism(Beatrice Han-Pile).

7 Foucault's Theory of Knowledge (Barry Allen).

8 Rethinking Experience with Foucault (TimothyO'Leary).

9 Foucault, Queer Theory, and the Discourse of Desire (JanaSawicki).

10 Foucault and Normative Political Philosophy (PaulPatton).

11 Foucault, Philosopher of Dialogue (ChristopherFalzon).

Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/03/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781405189606
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781405189606
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 1405189606

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