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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. With Catherine Newmark, I discuss the popular but wrong idea that Foucault or the heterogenous group of »postmodern« thinkers …

»Democracy and Truth«, 13-15 March in Bremen

The progam for the conference of the DVPW-Section Political Theory and History of Ideas has arrived!

The conference »Democracy and Truth« takes place in Bremen in the House of Science from 13-15 March. Conference language is German. Find out mor on …

Interview on Politics and Truth

The journal diskurs just published an interview with me by Clelia Minnetian and Janosik Herder. It is mostly about the relationship between politics and truth and what that means for post-structuralist social sciences.

You can finde a PDF of the …

New Article »The Problem of Post-Truth« in Behemoth

My essay »The Problem of Post-Truth« has just been published in Behemoth. A Journal on Civilisation. I argue that the diagnosis of a »post-truth era« is wrong and dangerous. Yet its popularity attests to the fact, that the diagnosis strikes a nerve. …

Video of my talk »Fighting with Untruth. The Actuality of a Critique of Reason« [in German]

If you have missed my talk or want to see it again, there is now a video. There are further existing talks in the lecture series »Frankfurter Positionen 2018/19« which you can finde on the poster.

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, …

CfP: Democracy and Truth

Martin Nonhoff and I are organising the spring conferecne of the DVPW-Section Political Theory and History of Ideas in March 2019. The conference topic (and title) is »Democracy and Truth«. You can find the call for papers by clicking on »Read more« …

Food for Thought in Journal für politische Bildung

The Journal für politische Bildung issue 4/2017 is out. It focuses on propaganda, disinformation and conspiracies with articles by Juliane Wetzel, Johannes Baldauf and Jan Rathje, Manfred Pappenberger, Claus Leggewie - and myself.

In my essay, I …

The Politics of Truth and Practices of Critique

This workshop (in German) will take place on 31 January 2018 at the university of Erfurt. Katharina Hoppe will give a talk on »Wahrsprechen und Bezeugen: Politik der Wahrheit nach Michel Foucault und Donna Haraway«; my own presentation is entitled …

New Article in Distinktion

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

I wrote the first version for the conference “Misère de la critique/Das Elend der Kritik”, the final conference of the “Critique …