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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ed Cohen In his last years lecturing at the Collège de France, Michel Foucault repeatedly alighted on the figure of the psychagogue as an exemplar of “living philosophy.” The psychagogue, in contradistinction to his confrere the pedagogue, addresses the truth by addressing the soul, the psyche...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 May 2003
... ): 59 -65. ____. Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza . Trans. Martin Joughin. New York: Zone, 1992 . ____. Foucault . Trans. Sean Hand. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1988 . ____. Nietzsche and Philosophy . Trans. Hugh Tomlinson. New York: Columbia UP, 1983 . Deleuze, Gilles, and...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 40–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
... is capable of being shifted into another. This produces a model of discursive transformation that brings Lacan closer to Foucault than most commentators have acknowledged. The broader horizon of the argument concerns psychoanalysis and historical change, and the author argues that Foucault, Lacan...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 73–108.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in turn corresponds to a technical nonproductivity inscribing certain constructions of the aural spectacle in philosophies and theories of film sound. Blue 's model of aural spectacularization is then linked to Michel Foucault's remarks on speakability/unspeakability, voice, and listening in The...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
...A. Kiarina Kordela This essay advances a new theory of biopolitics by first showing that the shortcomings of both Michel Foucault's and Giorgio Agamben's theories are due to the fact that they do not approach biopolitics as both a historically specific and a transhistorical phenomenon. Based on a...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 26–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... queer theory’s conventional commitments to antinormativity need to be reconsidered. As part of that project, this essay traces the elaboration of the norm in Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble , reading it against what is often taken as its inspiration, Michel Foucault’s understanding of normalization in...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 211–234.
Published: 01 December 2011
... silence.” I trace the appearance of this linking of silence to the metaphysical language of presence in the work of Cage, Foucault, and Derrida. My argument is that, while the regime of silence is linked to a dialectic of being and nothingness, plenitude and finitude, the fullness of meaning or the ground...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 106–118.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lee Edelman Engaging Lynne Huffer’s attempts to produce a queer feminist ethics based on Foucault’s notion of desubjectivation, this essay attends to the gap that such an ethics seeks to bridge: the gap between the unlivability that desubjectivation entails and the ethical investigation of how we...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 132–144.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Penelope Deutscher A response to Lynne Huffer’s Mad for Foucault and Are the Lips a Grave ?, this article considers Huffer’s critical reaction to characterizations of feminism as dominated by a more moral tenor repudiated by queer theory. Huffer argues that a stronger distinction should be...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Novarina’s Le Vivier des noms and as evidenced in Foucault’s introduction to Herculine Barbin . This observation provides a starting point for a theoretical argument about gender, not just in the language but also as a language, and the implications of its “signifying” relationships of power, including in...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 194–223.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the politicization of death and a reckoning of the dying body, through what Achille Mbembe refers to as “necropolitics.” Drawing on the work of Mbembe, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, and others, the authors contend that the limit of the human posed by the articulation of colonial frames within...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 216–230.
Published: 01 May 2014
... its inspiration in the specific methodologies and concepts in the work of Michel Foucault. It is also suggested that other important connections to the thought of Henri Bergson, Gaston Bachelard, Georges Canguilhem, and Gilles Deleuze can be made. While presenting a rich set of resources for the...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...” (Foucault), the “society effect” (Althusser), the “knowledge effect” (Althusser), and the “state effect” (Mitchell). Through a reading of Georg Lukács's essay “The Moment and Form” and J. M. Coetzee's novel Diary of a Bad Year , the article introduces two further effects to be placed alongside these: the...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 168–187.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 biopower geontopower Georges Canguilhem Aborigines Michel Foucault We know them well. The hysterical woman (a hysterization of women’s bodies); the masturbating child (a pedagogization of children’s sex); the perverse...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 93–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
... theory queer theory eros Michel Foucault intersectionality dissensus For quite some time, my thinking has been inextricably entangled with that of my interlocutors in this exchange, Penelope Deutscher, Lee Edelman, and Kyoo Lee. Recognizing such entanglements, I want to signal that I’ve long...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 119–131.
Published: 01 December 2016
... if the gaily autodephallicizing rectum, to which this or that queer feminist returns “fistingly,” itself needs rectifying. © 2016 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2016 Lynne Huffer queer feminist ethics lipthink eros madness Michel Foucault...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 144–146.
Published: 01 December 2014
... : 64 – 78 . Chun Wendy Hui Kyong . “ Working the Digital Humanities: Uncovering Shadows between the Dark and the Light .” 25.1 : 1 – 25 . Cohen Ed . “ Live Thinking, or the Psychagogy of Michel Foucault .” 25.2 : 1 – 32 . Dennis Marissa Kantor . “ With Expressions We...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 17–49.
Published: 01 May 2001
... are behind us, were it not for the fi gure of Michel Foucault. The argument ascribed to him has undergone no such dispersal and assimilation. His name crystallizes out all the features that both humanists and their poststructurally inclined...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 165–174.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 35 ( 1993 ): 414 – 37 . Foucault Michel . “ Nietzsche, Genealogy, History .” The Foucault Reader . Ed. Rabinow Paul . New York : Pantheon , 1984 . 76 – 100 . Hunt Lynn Jacob Margaret . Telling the Truth about History . New York : Norton , 1994 . Nietzsche...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 1.
Published: 01 December 2003
... then current scene, seemed both utterly right and strikingly new. The detail was there for all to see, driving the rhetorical energy of poststructuralist thinking (indeed, Michel Foucault had called for a “H istory of the Detail,” Schor...