Why is ‘ speaking the truth ’ fearless ? ‘ Danger ’ anD ‘ truth ’ in foucault ’ s Discussion of parrhesia

  • Published 2008

Abstract

to read the text of Michel foucault’s late seminars on the topic of parrhesia from the perspective of the work of nearly a decade earlier on the topics of disciplinary power and biopower, one is struck by the seemingly irreconcilable positions he adopts in these two periods on the topic of ‘truth’ [la vérité]. his 1983 Berkeley seminar places considerable… (More)

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