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Highlights from the Foucault/Deleuze Political Philosophy conference 1/2

The conference at Purdue was a fantastic experience. It was my first time to be at one without at least a handful of concurrent sessions, so you could both see exactly how the papers related to one another and get … Continue reading

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Lazzarato on Foucault and the Failure of Liberalism

Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations :
The governmentality Foucault describes in The Birth of Biopolitics does not seem sufficient for understanding what it implies from the 1990s on, when governmentality began to limit the freedom which Foucault made the condition of…

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After Foucault: Maurizio Lazzarato and Contemporary Critiques of Capitalism (2013)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
The Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy is proud to present the 2013 Semester 1 Evening School. http://mscp.org.au/courses/evening-school-semester-1-2013 3 courses are on offer.  Considerable discounts are available when doing multiple courses. When: March 21 – June…

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Lazzarato — The Making of the Indebted Man

Coming off of reading Nomad Citizenship last quarter, and thinking about Lazzarato’s writing on immaterial labor this summer, I was fortunate enough this afternoon to come across a guy reading this: Based on the publisher’s description, it seems like it … Continue reading

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Notes on Lazzaratto’s “Immaterial Labor”

All page numbers are from Radical Thought in Italy. Empirical/theoretical work -> new conception of contemporary work and its power relations. “Attempt to define technical and subjective-political composition” of this class leads to concept of immaterial labor: “labor that produces … Continue reading

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