Books tagged: foucault

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Keynote Speaker
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Antoine Maercx is ranked 73rd in the Time Benelux edition list of 'Most important contemporary thinkers’. He arrives in Wellington to make the keynote address at the biennial Australasian Nietzsche Society conference. But from the moment he is picked up at the airport, things do not go to plan for the eminent professor.
Wer herrscht im Theater und Fernsehen?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: German. Published: October 7, 2010 by Parodos Verlag. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Eines schien immer klar zu sein: Sowohl im Theater als auch vor dem Bildschirm zeige sich der Zuschauer grundsätzlich beherrscht von dem Geschehen auf Bühne und Mattscheibe – ein passiver Empfänger, Konsument, machtlos. Ulf Heuner zeigt in seiner Theorie des Theaters und Fernsehens auf, dass vielmehr der Zuschauer grundsätzlich das Geschehen auf Bühne und Bildschirm beherrscht.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Social Truths
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Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Creative Obsession - Philosophic Life in Broad Daylight (An Apomary)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Pragmatism
Creative Obsession is a modern apomary (an amalgam of aphorisms, apothegms and apologues), which depicts “a boiling pot of philosophy” with astonishing succinctness. The fervent protagonist of Creative Obsession is Homer Dogg, “a hardcore traveler, an honest scholar and an infatuated artist.”
That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
In this essay, I begin with Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon and the observation principle as a method of control. I then discuss George Orwell's 1984 and Michel Foucault’s development of this idea as a means of control and a form of entertainment. Finally, I take up ways in which the individual - and not the state - has become the unwitting purveyor of suffering as entertainment for a mass audience.
Madame Einzige: Amor Fati
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Having recently been annexed into the new Russian-dominated super-state called the Eurasian Federation, oil-rich Central Asia has become the heart of a bloody geopolitical cycle of revolution and counter-revolution. A Nietzschean cypherpunk anti-heroine Madame Einzige is thrust onto the Central Asian killing fields in search of a nihilistic hacker-magus kidnapped and recruited by the CIA.
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System explores the philosophical rationales sustaining morality, law, punishment and the carceral system as part of the globalisation discourse. This is an interdisciplinary study fusing aspects of sociology and psychoanalysis in a philosophical framework to tender a politically-charged critique of contemporary modes of domination and power.