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Quote for June 2012
I shall sum up [...] the critical operations which I have undertaken [To question] these three themes of the origin, the subject and the implicit meaning, is to undertake - a difficult task, very strong resistance indeed proves it - to liberate the discursive field from the historico-transcendental structure which the philosophy of the 19th century has imposed on it [...]
Michel Foucault, (1996) . "History, discourse and discontinuity" S. Lotringer, ed., Foucault live (interviews, 1961-1984) (New York: Semiotext(e), 1996), Translated by Anthony Nazarro, pp. 41-2. Translation modified.
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Wanted: audiotapes of Foucault's 1973 lectures
Le Seuil and Gallimard, publishers of the official French editions of Michel Foucault's lectures at the Collège de France, are looking for copies of audio tape recordings of Foucault's lecture series on La société punitive at the Collège de France in Winter and Spring 1973.
These lectures were delivered from January to March 1973. If you have any tapes of these lectures or any information leading to the discovery of such tapes, please contact Caroline Pichon at firstname.lastname@example.org , tel: +33 1 41 48 83 43.
Photo: Meeting with Soviet dissidents in 1977 (Despatin - Gobeli)