Mad for Foucault: Rethinking the Foundations of Queer Theory
Columbia University Press, 2010 - 344 síğur
Michel Foucault was the first to embed the roots of human sexuality in discipline and biopolitics, therefore revolutionizing our conception of sex and its relationship to society, economics, and culture. Yet over the past two decades, scholars have limited themselves to the study of Foucault's History of Sexuality, volume 1 paying lesser attention to his equally explosive History of Madness. In this earlier volume, Foucault recasts Western rationalism as a project that both produces and represses sexual deviants, calling out the complicity of modern science and the exclusionary nature of family morality. By reclaiming these deft moves, Lynne Huffer teases out exciting new strands of Foucauldian thought. She then revisits the theorist's ethical work in light of these discoveries, divining an ethics of eros that sees sexuality as a lived experience we are repeatedly called on to remember. Throughout her study, Huffer weaves her own experiences together with Foucault's, sampling from unpublished interviews and other archived materials in order to intimately rework the problem of sexuality as a product of reason.
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Here I want to simply emphasize the facts about what Foucault actually writes in Madness . Nowhere in Madness does Foucault claim to “ recover an authentic experience of madness , " as McNay asserts , nor does he posit , as Dreyfus ...
Indeed , Foucault even uses the word rupture in the first sentence and seems to be genuinely conceding a ... In an unremarked sentence from the passage , for example , Foucault writes : “ [ psychoanalysis ) resumed the project of a ...
Foucault writes : " I have decided to make the effort to live . But I have only taken the first few breaths . I am keeping an eye on the mirror to make sure I don't turn blue . ” 2 Foucault's critique of psyche - logos tells me not to ...
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