By Perry Zurn
Shaped within the wake of may perhaps 1968, the Prisons info crew (GIP) was once an intensive resistance flow energetic in France within the early 1970's. Theorist Michel Foucault used to be seriously concerned. This e-book collects interdisciplinary essays that discover the GIP's assets either for Foucault reports and for felony activism this present day.
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This is not to say that Foucault gave up his interest in literature. He remained interested in literature for a variety of reasons throughout his career and drew on literary sources for some of his genealogies into the 1980s. Nor, of course, had he never been politically active before the 1970s—see Marcelo Hoffman, Foucault and Power: The Influence of Political Engagement on Theories of Power (London: Bloomsbury, 2014), 2–3. What happens in the early 1970s and with the GIP is that political activism comes to have a central oppositional place in his thinking about philosophy.
Let’s say intellectuals will no longer have the role of saying what is good.
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