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Foucault, Subjectivity, and Identity Historical Constructions of Subject and Self by Robert M. Strozier

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Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English


  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Movements - Deconstruction,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Theory Of Literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Philosophy

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Number of Pages292
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Open LibraryOL11353275M
ISBN 100814329934
ISBN 109780814329931

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In Foucault, Subjectivity and Identity Robert Strozier examines ideas of subject and self that have developed throughout western thought. He expands Foucault's idea of the subject as historically determined into a Although the writings of Foucault have had tremendous impact on contemporary thinking about subjectivity, notions of the subject have a considerable history.4/5(3). Feb 01,  · Foucault, Subjectivity, and Identity Historical Constructions of Subject and Self by Robert M. Strozier. Published February by Wayne State University Press. Written in by: “Engaging, clearly written, and well-argued, this book provides comprehensive and insightful overviews of much of the critical literature on Foucault. The author offers a sympathetic but not dogmatic reading of Foucault, giving careful reconstructions of some of his most important texts/arguments, and extends his ideas in interesting ways.”Cited by: In French, the key term Foucault uses to capture the emergence of subjectivities (or subject-positions: particular spaces for being a subject) is assujettissement. Recommend this book Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's by: 7.

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She applies Foucault's notion of practices of the self to contemporary feminist practices, such as consciousness-raising and autobiography, and concludes that the connection between self-transformation and social transformation that Foucault theorizes as the connection between subjectivity and institutional and social norms is crucial for contemporary feminist theory and politics. Power and Subjectivity in Foucault. The ‘philosophy of desire’ developed by Jean-François Lyotard and Gilles Deleuze in the period from the late s to the mids can be seen as the attempt, within post-structuralism, to affirm the independent force of an ‘inner nature’that ‘transitivism of a spontaneous aesthetic’ to which Discours, Figure. Foucault's answer is “no”. In this chapter, I seek to explicate Foucault's conclusion about the divorce of subjectivity and truth. Beginning with Foucault's account of the shift between ancient and modern philosophy, I show in the first section that the modern, strictly epistemological understanding of truth removes us from the possibility of having an ethical relationship to the by: Subjectivity is for Foucault not a state of being, but a practice – an active "being". According to Foucault, "the subject" has by western philosophers usually been considered as something given, natural and objective. In contrast to this, Foucault considers subjectivity to be a Doctoral advisor: Georges Canguilhem.