Books written by Graham Burchell

Foucault Effect: St

University of Chicago Press | July 9, 1991 | 318 pages
Based on Michel Foucault's 1978 and 1979 lectures at the Collège de France on governmental rationalities and his 1977 interview regarding his work on imprisonment, this volume is the long-awaited sequel to Power/Knowledge. In these lectures, Foucault examines the art or activity of government both... More Info

The Courage of Truth

Picador USA | May 8, 2012 | 384 pages
The course given by Michel Foucault from February to March 1984, under the title The Courage of Truth, was his last at the College de France. The previous year, his lectures investigated the function of "truth telling" in politics in order to establish courage and conviction as ethical conditions... More Info

The Hermeneutics of the Subject

Picador USA | January 1, 2006 | 608 pages
A third collection of lectures at the Collge de France sheds new light on the concepts of the "self" and the "care of the self" have been conceived in ancient philosophy, beginning with Socrates, arguing that the problems of the ethical formation of the self form the foundation for modern... More Info