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Il faut défendre la société Joseph W.H. Lough, Ph.D. Filosofski fakultet Tuzla Blog: phone: Office Hours: 10-Noon, MW, Urban
Review What are we doing here? The collective character of knowing and doing - This will change - It will not change without us
Review Gymnasium in a box - the birth of time - the isolation of the sublime value form of the commodity from its material form of appearance - capitalism is not an ideology; the naturalization of capitalism is an ideology
Preview Why Michel Foucault? Why Il faut défendre société? M Foucault’s migration
Il faut défendre société Is Michel Foucault English? Why M Foucault in English Lit? M Foucault migrated; from what to what?
Il faut défendre société Against what position is M Foucault arguing in chapter two?... in chapter four?... in chapter eight?
Il faut défendre société What are “power, right, and truth”? How are they related?
Il faut défendre société Why “western societies”? Why E Husserl and M Heidegger? Review: - who were the tyrants? - who were the oligarchs? - oikonomia; why politeia? - foundation of Roman/Chinese/Indian/Aztec societies?
Il faut défendre société What are M Foucault’s precautions? - focus on the capillary; - focus on the surface or object, not the subject; - do not privilege an oppositional framework of domination - the distribution of power is neither democratic nor anarchic – we are agents of power - instruments form and accumulate power
Il faut défendre société How are time/labor, commodities/wealth related?
Il faut défendre société How does the transition from sovereignty to power privilege discipline over right? What is the form of domination to which M Foucault calls attention? What must we do? Do you agree? What insight does this give us into cultural production?
Preview American Corner, 11 am, Slavoj Žižek, Pervert’s Guide to Ideology