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    Daring the Truth: Foucault, Parrhesia and the Genealogy of Critique.Andreas Folkers - 2016 - Theory, Culture and Society 33 (1):3-28.
    This paper draws attention to Foucault’s genealogy of critique. In a series of inquiries, Foucault traced the origins and trajectories of critical practices from the ancient tradition of parrhesia to the enlightenment and the (neo)liberal critique of the state. The paper will elucidate the insights of this history and argue that Foucault’s turn to the genealogy of critique also changed the valence of his theoretical assumptions. Foucault developed a more affirmative practice of genealogy that not only discredits truth claims by (...)
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    Air-appropriation: The imperial origins and legacies of the Anthropocene.Andreas Folkers - 2020 - European Journal of Social Theory 23 (4):611-630.
    This article elucidates the spatial order that underpins the politics of the Anthropocene – the ecological nomos of the earth – and criticizes its imperial origins and legacies. It provides a critical reading of Carl Schmitt’s spatial thought to not only illuminate the spatio-political ontology but also the violence and usurpations that characterize the Anthropocene condition. The article first shows how with the emergence of the ecological nomos seemingly ‘natural’ spaces like the biosphere and the atmosphere became politically charged. This (...)
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    Was ist das Anthropozän und was wird es gewesen sein? Ein kritischer Überblick über neue Literatur zum kontemporären Erdzeitalter.Andreas Folkers - 2020 - NTM Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin 28 (4):589-604.
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