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Foucault and Power

Introduction

This course explores the life, influences, and key contributions of Michel Foucault, focusing on his concept of power, methodological approaches, theoretical impact, and contemporary applications of his theories.

What you will learn

Gain a comprehensive understanding of Foucault's concept of power, develop critical thinking skills to analyze institutional critiques, and apply Foucault's theories to contemporary issues in society and interdisciplinary fields.

Course program

Origins and Life of Michel Foucault
Philosophical Underpinnings and Methodological Approaches
Foucault's Concept of Power
Foucault's Theoretical Impact and Interdisciplinary Reach
Contemporary Applications of Foucault's Theories
Foucault's Reception and Critical Engagement
Comparative Philosophical Dialogues
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Foucault's Work