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The Government of Self and Others

Date:02 December 2010, 10:00am to
02 December 2010, 5:00pm
Location:Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London WC1 5DL
Fee:Free

The Government of Self and Others: On Foucault's Lectures at the Collège de France, 1982/3

Speakers

  • Mathieu Potte Boneville (Collège International de Philosophie, Paris)
  • John Marks (French, Nottingham University)
  • Johanna Oksala (Philosophy, Dundee University)
  • Miguel de Beistegui (Philosophy, University of Warwick)

Programme

  • 10.00 Registration
  • 10.30 Introduction: Peter Osborne (CRMEP)

I. NEO-LIBERALISM AND METHOD

  • 10.45 ‘Foucault’s Differential Methodology’
    John Marks (University of Nottingham)
  • 11.25 Discussion
  • 11.55 'From Neoliberal Governmentality to the Government of Self and Others'
    Miguel de Beistegui (University of Warwick)
  • 12.35 Discussion
  • 1.00 Lunch break

II. POLITICS AND TRUTH

  • 2.15 ‘What is Political Philosophy?’ [Lectures 13–15]
    Johanna Oksala (University of Dundee)
  • 2.55 Discussion
  • 3.20 Break
  • 3.40 ‘Practising Democracy: A Comparison of Foucault's Reading of Political Parrhesia (Lectures 10-11) and the Idea of Democratic Self-Creation in Castoriadis, La cité et les lois – Cequi fait la Grèce 2 (seminar 1983-84), Lecture XXIII’
    Matthieu Potte Bonville (Collège international de philosophie, Paris)
  • 4.20 Discussion
  • 4.45 Closing Discussion
  • 5.30–7.00pm Reception

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