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[[Lacan]] Contra [[Foucault]] seeks to ground the divergences and confluences between these two key thinkers in relation to contemporary [[philosophy]] and criticism. Specifically the topics of [[sexuality]], the [[theory]] of the [[subject]], [[history]] and [[historicism]], [[scientific]] [[formalization]], and ultimately [[politics]]. In doing so, the authors in this volume open up new connections between Lacan and Foucault and shine a light on their contemporary relevance to politics and [[critical theory]].
 
[[Lacan]] Contra [[Foucault]] seeks to ground the divergences and confluences between these two key thinkers in relation to contemporary [[philosophy]] and criticism. Specifically the topics of [[sexuality]], the [[theory]] of the [[subject]], [[history]] and [[historicism]], [[scientific]] [[formalization]], and ultimately [[politics]]. In doing so, the authors in this volume open up new connections between Lacan and Foucault and shine a light on their contemporary relevance to politics and [[critical theory]].
  
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[[About]] Lacan Contra Foucault
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Lacan Contra Foucault seeks to ground the divergences and confluences between these two key thinkers in relation to contemporary philosophy and criticism. Specifically the topics of sexuality, the theory of the subject, history and historicism, scientific formalization, and ultimately politics. In doing so, the authors in this volume open up new connections between Lacan and Foucault and shine a light on their contemporary relevance to politics and critical theory.
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==Table of contents==
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* Introduction: ''''''Measure against Measure: Why Lacan contra Foucault?'''''' Nadia Bou Ali, merican [[University]] of Beirut, Lebanon
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* Chapter 1: '''''Cutting Off the King's Head''''', Mladen [[Dolar]], University of [[Ljubljana]], [[Slovenia]]
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* Chapter 2: '''''[[Author]], Subject, [[Structure]]: Lacan contra Foucault''''', [[Lorenzo Chiesa]], European University at St Petersburg, [[Russia]]
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* Chapter 3: '''''Better Failures: [[Science]] and [[Psychoanalysis]]''''', Samo Tomšic, Humboldt University, [[Germany]]
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* Chapter 4: '''''Merely Analogical: [[Structuralism]] and the Critique of [[Political]] [[Economy]]''''', Anne van Leeuwen, [[James]] Madison University, USA
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* Chapter 5: '''''Battle Fatigue: Kiarostami and [[Capitalism]]''''', [[Joan Copjec]], Brown University, USA
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* Chapter 6: '''''Foucault's Neo-[[liberal]] Post-[[Marxism]]''''', Zdravko Kobe, [[University of Ljubljana]], Slovenia
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* [[Index]]
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==Reviews==
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"Taking us back and beyond the misleading [[cultural]] theory debate between 'structuralism' and '[[poststructuralism]]' at the end of the twentieth century, this book sets the record straight, revisiting crucial discussions of [[knowledge]], [[truth]] and [[causality]] and refining the [[conceptual]] agenda for an exciting path forward still available today and more salutary than ever."
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–James Penney, Professor of Cultural Studies and [[French]] & Francophone Studies, Trent University, Canada
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"Too often these two titans of 20th Century French [[thought]] have been treated in parallel, like train tracks that move in the same direction but never intersect. Lacan Contra Foucault addresses this with excellent chapters by renowned thinkers that highlight points of contact and divergence: psychoanalysis and sexuality, structuralism and Marxism, knowledge-[[power]] and the politics of [[subjectivity]]. An indispensable collection that puts our [[thinking]] about these two [[figures]] on new tracks!"
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-Colin Wright, [[Psychoanalyst]] and Associate Professor of Critical Theory, The University of Nottingham, UK.
  
 
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==Related links==
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* [https://ndpr.nd.edu/news/lacan-contra-foucault-subjectivity-sex-and-politics/ Reviewed by Alex J. Feldman, University of West Georgia, in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
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===Video Seminar==
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLDPTdVcrvo Seminar: Lacan contra Foucault Subjectivity Universalism Politics - Part 1 - YouTube]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhT6NhiwbLo Lacan contra Foucault Subjectivity Universalism Politics Part 2 - YouTube]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIEfOk4kW3w Lacan contra Foucault Subjectivity Universalism Politics Part 3 - YouTube]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4A_FuhzKK5A Lacan contra Foucault Subjectivity Universalism Politics Part 4 - YouTube]

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Lacan Contra Foucault seeks to ground the divergences and confluences between these two key thinkers in relation to contemporary philosophy and criticism. Specifically the topics of sexuality, the theory of the subject, history and historicism, scientific formalization, and ultimately politics. In doing so, the authors in this volume open up new connections between Lacan and Foucault and shine a light on their contemporary relevance to politics and critical theory.


About Lacan Contra Foucault Lacan Contra Foucault seeks to ground the divergences and confluences between these two key thinkers in relation to contemporary philosophy and criticism. Specifically the topics of sexuality, the theory of the subject, history and historicism, scientific formalization, and ultimately politics. In doing so, the authors in this volume open up new connections between Lacan and Foucault and shine a light on their contemporary relevance to politics and critical theory.

Table of contents

Reviews

"Taking us back and beyond the misleading cultural theory debate between 'structuralism' and 'poststructuralism' at the end of the twentieth century, this book sets the record straight, revisiting crucial discussions of knowledge, truth and causality and refining the conceptual agenda for an exciting path forward still available today and more salutary than ever." –James Penney, Professor of Cultural Studies and French & Francophone Studies, Trent University, Canada

"Too often these two titans of 20th Century French thought have been treated in parallel, like train tracks that move in the same direction but never intersect. Lacan Contra Foucault addresses this with excellent chapters by renowned thinkers that highlight points of contact and divergence: psychoanalysis and sexuality, structuralism and Marxism, knowledge-power and the politics of subjectivity. An indispensable collection that puts our thinking about these two figures on new tracks!" -Colin Wright, Psychoanalyst and Associate Professor of Critical Theory, The University of Nottingham, UK.




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