This major collection brings Foucault's later work into sharp focus and illustrates some of the ways in which it is informing developments in the social sciences. Concise, clear and wide-ranging it provides an essential accessory to the understanding one of the key thinkers in the twentieth century.

chapter |9 pages


The project of Michel Foucault
ByMike Gane, Terry Johnson

chapter 1|9 pages

Kant on Enlightenment and revolution*

ByMichel Foucault, Colin Gordon

chapter 2|17 pages

Question, ethos, event

Foucault on Kant and Enlightenment
ByColin Gordon

chapter 3|13 pages

Michel Foucault (1926-84)

The Will to Knowledge*
ByPasquale Pasquino, Chloe Chard

chapter 4|26 pages

A political genealogy of political economy

ByDenis Meuret, Graham Burchell

chapter 5|31 pages

Governing economic life

ByPeter Miller, Nikolas Rose

chapter 6|33 pages

The promotion of the social*

ByJacques Donzelot, Graham Burchell

chapter 7|14 pages

Expertise and the state

ByTerry Johnson

chapter 8|40 pages

Personality as a vocation

The political rationality of the humanities
ByIan Hunter

chapter 9|23 pages

Archaeologizing genealogy

Michel Foucault and the economy of austerity
ByPhil Bevis, Michèle Cohen, Gavin Kendall