Foucault

Book launch for Thomas Lemke: The Government of Things (NYU Press) [in German]

Thomas Lemkes new book The Government of Things. Foucault and the New Materialisms has just been published by NYU Press. On 29 October 2021, from 5-7pm, Thomas Lemke will present the book in a discussion with Ute Tellmann (Darmstadt) and Reiner …

Critical Theory and Political Epistemology

The rise of untruth in politics has mostly been met by a stout defense of a robust notion of truth and an equally robust notion of the sciences. Yet all too often, this answer sacrifices the results of critically examinations of actual practices in …

Ein neuer Sammelband zu Michel Foucaults Vorlesungen am Collège de France

Von den Theorien und Institutionen des Strafens über die psychiatrische Macht bis zum modernen Staatsrassismus und der (neo)liberalen Gouvernementalität, von den Selbstbildungspraktiken der griechischen Antike über die Notwendigkeit des freimütigen …

Paperback Edition of The Spell of Responsibility

Rowman & Littlefield International has just published the paperback edition of The Spell of Responsibility: Labour, Criminality, Philosophy. Also, you can save 30% using the code from the flyer.

A new edited Volume: Gegenwartsdiagnosen

Es ist soweit: Nach langen Diskussionsrunden und Überarbeitungen ist der Sammelband Gegenwartsdiagnosen. Kulturelle Formen gesellschaftlicher Selbstproblematisierung in der Moderne erschienen, herausgegeben von Thomas Alkemeyer, Nikolaus Buschmann …

Interview on the Mistaken Diagnosis “Post-Truth”

There is a short interview with me published in the [special issue of the Philosophie Magazin devoted to Michel Foucault] (https://www.philomag.de/archives/12-philosophie-magazin-sonderausgabe-2019). With Catherine Newmark, I discuss the popular but …

Conference “Philosophie, Kritik, Geschichte” in Frankfurt, 30/31 July 2019 [in German]

Zusammen mit Martin Saar organisiere ich einen Workshop zu Foucaults historisch-philosophischer Praxis, die exemplarisch in seinen 13 Vorlesungen am Collège de France sichtbar wird. Der volle Titel lautet: “Philosophie, Kritik, Geschichte: Foucaults …

A Common Stature of Critique? On Foucault, Horkheimer and Adorno

The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory, a monumental three-volume set edited by Beverley Best, Werner Bonefeld and Chris O’Kane, has just appeared – containing my chapter on common features of the ‘stature’ of Foucault’s, …

The Spell of Responsibility

Still searching for a last minute present? Look no further: Daniel Steuer’s translation of my dissertation Im Bann der Verantwortung has arrived! Significantly shortend and revised, it has just been published as volume two in the series Essex …

New Article in Distinktion

Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory just published my article on Foucault’s critique.