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Foucault Studies is pleased to announce the publication of issue 11

A Special Issue on Foucault and Pragmatism
Guest Edited by Colin Koopman

Foucault Studies is an electronic, open access, peer reviewed, international journal that provides a forum for scholarship engaging the intellectual legacy of Michel Foucault, interpreted in the broadest possible terms. We welcome submissions ranging from theoretical explications of Foucault’s work and texts to interdisciplinary engagements across various fields, to empirical studies of contemporary phenomena using Foucaultian frameworks.

All articles are freely available as open access on the journal website
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Number 11, February 2011:
Table of Contents:

Sverre Raffnsøe, Alan Rosenberg, Alain Beaulieu, Sam Binkley, Jens Erik Kristensen, Sven Opitz, Chloë Taylor & Ditte Vilstrup Holm
Special Issue on Foucault and Pragmatism

Foucault and Pragmatism: Introductory Notes on Metaphilosophical Methodology
Colin Koopman

Dewey and Foucault: What’s the Problem?
Paul Rabinow

Situation, Meaning, and Improvisation: An Aesthetics of Existence in Dewey and Foucault
Vincent Colapietro

Criticism without Critique: Power and Experience in Foucault and James
Jeffrey S. Edmonds

A New Neo-Pragmatism: From James and Dewey to Foucault
Todd May

Politicizing the Personal: Thinking about the Feminist Subject with Michel Foucault and John Dewey
Cynthia Gayman

American Power: Mary Parker Follett and Michel Foucault
Scott L. Pratt

Prophetic Pragmatism and the Practices of Freedom: On Cornel West’s Foucauldian Methodology
Brad Elliott Stone

“If happiness is not the aim of politics, then what is?”: Rorty versus Foucault
Wojciech Malecki

James, Nietzsche and Foucault on Ethics and the Self. Review essay of Sergio Franzese, The Ethics of Energy. William James’s Moral Philosophy in Focus (Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag, 2008)
Sarin Marchetti

Original Articles

Genealogy, Virtuality, War (1651/1976)
R.d. Crano

Is the Foucauldian Conception of Disciplinary Power still at Work in Contemporary forms of Imprisonment?
Craig W.J. Minogue

Arlene W. Saxonhouse, Free Speech and Democracy in Ancient Athens (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)
David Konstan

Shadi Bartsch and David Wray (eds.), Seneca and the Self (Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009)
Antonio Donato

Jill Stauffer and Bettina Bergo (eds.), Nietzsche and Levinas: “After the Death of a Certain God” (New York: Columbia University Press, 2009)
Abi Doukhan

Michael Fishbane, Sacred Attunement: A Jewish Theology (Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2008)
David A. Kaden

Shannon Winnubst, Queering Freedom (Bloomington, IN.: Indiana University Press, 2006)
Cory Wimberly

Paul Veyne, Foucault: His Thought, His Character. Translated by Janet Lloyd (Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2010)
Donald Beggs

Maria Muhle, Eine Genealogie der Biopolitik. Zum Begriff des Lebens bei Foucault und Canguilhem (Bielefeld: Transcript-Verlag, 2008)
Bruno Quélennec

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