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  Michel Foucault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
There he met Daniel Defert, with whom he lived in non-monogamous partnership for the rest of his life, at least when he was in France.
In 1961 he earned his doctorate by submitting two theses (as is customary in France): a 'major' thesis entitled Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l'âge classique and a 'secondary' thesis which involved a translation and commentary on Kant's Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View.
Following Defert's military posting to Tunisia, Foucault next moved to a position at the University of Tunis in 1965.
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 The Foucault Society | Biography of Michel Foucault
Defert's political activism exercised a major influence on Foucault's development.
It is a comparative study of the development of economics, the natural sciences and linguistics in the 18th and 19th centuries and can be described as the first postmodern history of ideas.
Foucault joined Defert in Tunisia from 1966 to 1968 when the latter went there to fulfill his volunteer service requirements.
www.foucaultsociety.org /resources/michel_foucault.asp   (1706 words)

 Michel Foucault - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
There he met Daniel Defert, with whom he lived in non-monogamous partnership for the rest of his life.
Foucault's tenure at Vincennes was short-lived, as in 1970 Foucault was elected to France's most prestigious academic body, the Collège de France as Professor of the History of Systems of Thought.
His political involvement now increased, Defert having joined the ultra-Maoist Gauche Proletarienne (GP), with whom Foucault became very loosely associated.
open-encyclopedia.com /Michel_Foucault   (3422 words)

 Michel Foucault
In this he argued that “madness” as we know it, and the scrupulous and troubled distinctions we make between it and “sanity,” is a hallmark invention of the Age of Reason.
Defert’s political activism would exercise a major influence on Foucault’s development.
When Daniel Defert went to Tunisia to fulfill his volunteer service requirements, Foucault followed him, and spent 1966-1968 teaching there.
mc2.vicnet.net.au /home/alirizvi/web/foucaultpage.html   (1983 words)

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Although a sociologist, Defert was appalled by the behavior of doctors as his intimate companion, Michel Foucault, died of AIDS.
Defert began informing himself in medical libraries and creating for AIDS the kinds of information groups of specialists and civic groups that Foucault and he had established around prisons, psychiatric hospitals, and abortion rights.
Defert brought together doctors, lawyers, and ethicists to create AIDES, the largest and most active private association concerned with AIDS in France.
academic.reed.edu /poli_sci/faculty/rejali/rejali/articles/aidstest97.html   (9019 words)

 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 03.02.07
Otherwise, he treats Foucault's homosexuality as if it were FDR's polio -- a handicap which our hero, in his quest for greatness, managed to overcome (until the end, that is, when it brought him into final, unmerited collision with HIV-disease).
An inattentive reader might be pardoned for concluding from Eribon's exposition that after Foucault and Defert became lovers in late 1960 Foucault never had sex with anyone else ever again.
And yet much of the impetus for Foucault's late work on pratiques de soi came from insights into the transformative potential of sex which he gained from his experiences in the bathhouses and S/M clubs of New York and San Francisco.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/1992/03.02.07.html   (1097 words)

 The Passion of Michel Foucault
Daniel Defert, MF's longtime companion, was upset that Foucault did not turn his illness into a public, political issue (p.
Defert responded that "Foucault inserted the practice of confession within a problematic of power.
Miller argues: "To have taken AIDS as a 'limit-experience,' it seemed to me, would have involved engaging in potentially suicidal acts of passion with consenting partners, most of them likely to be infected already; deliberately throwing caution to the wind, Foucault and these men were wagering their lives together" (p.
www.comm.umn.edu /Foucault/passion.html   (5537 words)

 Michel Foucault - Philosopher - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
In the 1960s Foucault was head of the philosophy departments at the University of Clemont-Ferrand, and at the Vincennes Experimental University Centre.
It was at this time that he met the philosophy student Daniel Defert, whose political activism would be a major influence on Foucault.
When Defert went to fulfill his volunteer service requirement in Tunisia, Foucault followed, teaching in Tunisia from 1966-68.
www.egs.edu /resources/foucault.html   (1278 words)

 Jean Genet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
From the late sixties, and starting with a homage to Daniel Cohn-Bendit after the events of May 1968, Genet became more politically active.
Genet also supported Angela Davis and George Jackson, as well as Michel Foucault and Daniel Defert's Prison Information Group.
He worked with Foucault and Sartre to protest police brutality against Algerians in Paris, a pervasive problem persistant since the Algerian War of Independence, when beaten bodies were to be found floating in the Seine.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/J/Jean-Genet.htm   (1079 words)

 Matt & Andrej Koymasky - Famous GLTB - Michel Foucault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
He drank heavily as a young man and at least twice attemped suicide, but he came to terms with his homosexuality in the early 1950s and thereafter lived happily and to the full.
In 1963 Foucault met his life-long companion, the sociologist Daniel Defert.
Daniel Defert, Foucault's lover, then founded Aides, an association that fights against the disease and promotes safe sex.
andrejkoymasky.com /liv/fam/biof2/fouc1.html   (304 words)

 Workshop evolves into multidisciplinary group in French s
In addition to continuing the Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Modern France, the CGMF is supporting a series of public conferences and a series of visiting scholars who will be actively involved in teaching during their time at Chicago.
For 1993-94, visiting scholars will include Philippe Roger, senior fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and a specialist in 18th-century literature and political thought, and Daniel Defert, a sociologist at the University of Paris and an expert on and activist in the AIDS awareness movement in France.
The first conference, "The French Museum and Its Publics," a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Louvre Museum, took place on Dec. 4 and was co-sponsored by the Alliance Francaise.
chronicle.uchicago.edu /931209/french.shtml   (601 words)

 Amazon.fr : Chroniques et points de vue Livres en anglais: The Lives of Michel Foucault: A Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Macey's (Lacan in Contexts)revealing, careful bigraphy, whichtraces Foucault's constantly evolving thought against the backdrop of his political activism and travels, draws on interviews with friends and colleagues and on the cooperation of Foucault's former lover, Daniel Defert.
Foucault shared what he called a ``passion'' with Daniel Defert, his companion from 1963 on--and the source of much of the information here.
While the philosopher believed that his true self was in his works, he effaced that self with an objective style, deflecting attention away from himself and universalizing his private preoccupations.
www.amazon.fr /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/english-books/0679757929/reviews   (915 words)

 KUN/FMW/NIIH - VC : Counselling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
This text is based on a presentation by Prof.
Daniel Defert, at Bukoba (Tanzania), 30 April 1993, under the title 'SILENCE is DEATH'
Counselling was developed as a non-directive technique by Carl Rogers in 1942.
www2.ru.nl /niih/counsel.htm   (461 words)

 Surveillance and Criminal Statistics (Mathieu Deflem)
Defert, Daniel (1991) ""Popular Life" and Insurance Technology." Pp.
538-646 in Dits et écrits, 1954-1988, Vol.II, edited by Daniel Defert and François Ewald.
747-752 in his Dits et écrits, 1954-1988, Vol.IV, edited by Daniel Defert and François Ewald.
www.cas.sc.edu /socy/faculty/deflem/ZCRIST.htm   (11612 words)

 Foucault Resources | Conferences | Foucault other questions..
Speakers and abstracts (This downloads as a word document).
Daniel Defert (Professor of Sociology, University of Paris 8; editor, Dits et Ecrits): "How Michel Foucault wrote his lectures"
The Conference will be preceded by a discussion with Daniel Defert and Frederic Gros (editor of Hermeneutics of the Subject) at the Institut Francais, London on 15 September at 7.30pm.
www.foucault.qut.edu.au /conf904.html   (315 words)

 London Conference Sept 16th
Daniel Defert (Professor of Sociology, Univeristy of Paris 8): â??How Michel
Daniel Defert has been Assistant (1969-1970), Maître-assistant (1971-1985),
Daniel Defert is author of numerous articles in the domain of
foucault.info /Foucault-L/archive/msg09282.shtml   (3666 words)

 Arete: Proper Foucault for Dummies
There's no discussion in the biographical section of the fact that growing up queer in Catholic France (and its attendant notions of psychological propriety) might have fostered his interests in language, power, and madness.
There's no discussion of his relationship with Roland Barthes, although Daniel Defert, his more commonly recognized lover, is mentioned.
Only the briefest mention is made of how Foucault's philosophy was played out through his involvement with S/M. All three volumes of History of Sexuality receive only 15 pages of consideration, while the other major works receive around 30 pages apiece.
www.slimcoincidence.com /blog/2003/05/proper_foucault_for_dummies_1.php   (657 words)

Preventing HIV Transmission: The Role of Sterile Needles and Bleach, edited by Jacques Normand, David Vlahov, Lincoln E. Moses.
AIDS in the World II: Global Dimensions, Social Roots, and Responses, by the Global AIDS Policy Coalition, edited by Jonathan M. Mann, Daniel J. Tarantola.
AIDS in the World II: Global Dimensions, Social Roots, and Responses, edited by Jonathan M. Mann, Daniel J. Tarantola.
tigger.uic.edu /depts/lib/aidsbkrv/no30.html   (2142 words)

 Caterina.net: Philosophy Archives
Daniel Defert, for one, sharply disputes the general impression left by Hervé Guibert, dismissing his novel as a vicious fantasy.
Sstill, there seems little doubt that Foucalt on his last visit to San Francisco was preoccupied with AIDS, and by his own possible death from it -- as Defert himself stresses.
"He took AIDS very seriously," says Defert: "When he went to San Francisco for the last time, he took it as a limit-experience."
www.caterina.net /archive/cat_philosophy.html   (2294 words)

 AEGiS-BKREV: AIDS in the World II: Global Dimensions, Social Roots, and Responses
Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016.
edited by Jonathan M. Mann, Daniel J. Tarantola.
The first edition of this world survey of AIDS was published in November of 1992.
www.aegis.com /pubs/books/1996/BK960603.html   (465 words)

 Michel Foucault, Harvard University Press, Didier Eribon
Reducing the mans work detracts from the oeuvre and lessens the biographical project.
We learn virtually nothing about Foucault's relations with the two important romantic interests of his life, the young composer Jean Barraque, with whom he had a "tempestuous and passionate relationship" (Eribon, 1991: 65) and with the sociologist Daniel Defert, whom he considered for the last 25 years of his life.
According to Eribon, the flight of Foucault's sexual experience ranged from guilty to neurotic.
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 James Clifford
Such a scrambling of locations brings a repositioning of cultural "theory"-a contested term I use to denote simply any developed comparative knowledge about the histories and forms of collective life.
This postcolonial confusion (as Daniel Defert has called it) involves a new marking of "the West" as a site of ongoing power and contestation, of centrality and dispersal.
Theory, a product long associated with Western discursive spaces-a status that permitted it to speak confidently of "human" history, culture, psyche, etc.-now is marked by specific historical centers and horizons.
humwww.ucsc.edu /CultStudies/PUBS/Inscriptions/vol_5/clifford.html   (3192 words)

 Olivier THILL. Book review.
The idea of the travel in the Shakespearian theater, by Raymond Gardette.
Passports in France, at the Renaissance, by Daniel Nordman.
Travelers' guide and mauals for merchants, by Pierre Jeannin.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Dits et écrits, 1954-1988   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
by Michel Foucault (Author), Daniel Defert (Author), François Ewald (Author)
Publisher: learn how customers can search inside this book.
Edition établie sous la direction de Daniel Defert et de François Ewald avec la collaboration de Jacques Lagrange.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/2070762904   (337 words)

 Michel Foucault - = Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Daniel Defert, = with whom=20 he lived in non-monogamous partnership for the rest of his life.
Coll=E8ge de = France as=20 Professor of the History of Systems of Thought.
Gauche=20 Proletarienne (GP), with whom Foucault became very loosely = associated.=20 Foucault helped found the Prison Information Group (in French: Groupe=20 d'Information sur les Prisons, or GIP) to provide a way for
chin.nju.edu.cn /zwx/zhouxian/meixue11/13.mht   (3762 words)

 Stivale/Dossier: L'effet Deleuze
"Ce que les prisonniers attendent de nous…", 285 [1972, statement in Le Nouvel Observateur supporting the efforts of the GIP (Groupe d'informations sur les prisons} directed by Daniel Defert and Michel Foucault]
Sur les letters de H. M., 340 [1973, published unsigned in Suicides dans les prisons en 1972 (Gallimard), co-written with Daniel Defert]
Le froid et le chaud, 344 [1973, text written for the exhibit catalog, Fromanger, le peintre et le modèle, for Gérard Fromanger's exhibit of paintings]
www.langlab.wayne.edu /CStivale/D-G/EffetD/EffetDeleuze4-ToolBox.html   (1860 words)

 Anti-Politics and the Spirit of Capitalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
In the Czech Republic, the process of capitalist reconstruction went hand in hand with the drive, led by former dissidents Vaclav Benda and Daniel Kroupa, to reveal the names of former secret police agents, and screen state officials with regard to their past.
Supply and demand will determine what gets defined as “accident” and what is its worth.
This is not necessarily what happens in actuality, but this is the “governmentality” behind its introduction, and this is why I say that monetarism is a technology of government (Ewald 1991; Defert 1991).
hi.rutgers.edu /szelenyi60/eyal.html   (13292 words)

 Amazon.com: The Foucault Effect : Studies in Governmentality: Books: Graham Burchell,Colin Gordon,Peter Miller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
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