Between Foucault and Derrida

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-10-01
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Explores the biographical, historical and philosophical connections between Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault

Between Foucault and Derrida explores the notorious Cogito debate and includes: the central articles, an important piece by Jean-Marie Beyssade, along with a letter Foucault wrote to Beyssade in response both these pieces available for the first time in English translation. In the second part of the book, 10 essays written by some of the most well-known scholars working in contemporary continental philosophy address the various philosophical intersections and divergences of these two profoundly important thinkers.

Author Biography

Yubraj Aryal is Adjunct Faculty in Philosophy and Literature and Comparative Literature at Purdue University. He is also the editor of Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry. Dr. Aryal has interviewed Brian Massumi, Kwami Anthony Appiah, Lauren Berlant, Paul Patton, Richard Rorty, Robert Young and others.

Vernon W. Cisney is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Gettysburg College. He is the author of Biopower and Biopolitics: A Genealogical Landscape of the Present (SUNY, forthcoming). He is co-editor of Biopower: Foucault and Beyond (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming), The Way of Nature and the Way of Grace: Philosophical Footholds on the Way of Life (Northwestern University Press). He is co-translating Monnaie Vivante by Pierre Klossowski for Bloomsbury Academic.

Nicolae Morar is Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Biology and an Associate Member of the Institute of Ecology and Evolution at University of Oregon.

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