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Foucault's Critical Ethics

Richard A. Lynch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central thesis of this book is that Michel Foucault’s account of power does not foreclose the possibility of ethics; on the contrary, it provides a framework within which ethics becomes possible. ... More


Affective Citizenship and the Death-State

Eugene W. Holland

in Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's concept of desire as it figures in schizoanalysis, and addresses the issues of affective citizenship and Death-State. It explores how ... More


Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity

Colleen Boggs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161237
eISBN:
9780231531948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book puts animal representation at the center of the making of the liberal American subject and argues that animals are critical to the ways in which Americans enact their humanity and regulate ... More


Reframing the Theory: Biopower and Governmentality

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Michel Foucault’s revision of his initial analysis of power by introducing two new central concepts: biopower and governmentality. Foucault realized that disciplinary power ... More


Michel Foucault as Critical Theorist

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores two central themes of Michel Foucault’s critical theory: power and ethics. It considers the ways that Foucault raises challenges and questions for his readers, questions that ... More


Hard-Question Social Theory

Mark Fedyk

in The Social Turn in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035569
eISBN:
9780262337151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035569.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

An implication of the causal theory of ethics is that, sometimes, researchers in the social sciences and humanities will provide evidence that norms realized by the behaviour of certain groups of ... More


Organic (De)Composition of Biocapital

Sean McQueen

in Deleuze and Baudrillard: From Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414371
eISBN:
9781474422369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414371.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyses the second, constitutive pole of biopower, simultaneously transitioning from the second- to third-order simulacrum: simulation. Exemplary of this pole and order is Kazuo ... More


Primary Topic Article: Chimera in Bioethics and Biopolitics

Jonathan D. Moreno

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0049
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this paper the author explores the bioethical issues concerning with the creation of the laboratory animal model known as a chimera. The author argues that these issues need to be placed within ... More


Democracy and Its Other: Biopolitical Sovereignty

Dimitris Vardoulakis

in Sovereignty and Its Other: Toward the Dejustification of Violence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251353
eISBN:
9780823252893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251353.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 5 Shows that the characteristic of biopolitical sovereignty is that it appears as pure regulation in the sense that the means of the exercise of power appear to justify the means of the ... More


Bestiality Revisited: The Primal Scene of Biopower

Frederick Douglass

in Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161237
eISBN:
9780231531948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161237.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the way nineteenth-century statesman Frederick Douglass's reflected on animals as a means to explain and disrupt the relationship between racial stereotypes and “the animal ... More


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