Foucault, Freedom and Sovereignty

Foucault, Freedom and Sovereignty

by Sergei Prozorov

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409495857
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Sergei Prozorov is Professor of International Relations in the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Politics and Social Sciences, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction: thinking freedom freely; Part 1 Being Beside Itself: an Austere Ontology of Freedom: Unhappy positivism: is there a Foucauldian freedom?; Transcendence within immanence: Foucault's metaphysics of absence; Beyond identity: the meto-homonymy of potential being; Interlude. 'To be out of the camps': Michael K and the power of pure refusal. Part 2 Ecstatic Exodus: The Return of the Sovereign Subject: Ontological extremism: Foucault, Schmitt and sovereign freedom; Beyond the biopolitical terrain: the sovereign power of bare life; Counterproductivity: how to empty out the enemy's power; Conclusion: why want freedom?; Bibliography; Index.

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