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    Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice.Fabienne Brion, Bernard E. Harcourt & Stephen W. Sawyer (eds.) - 2014 - University of Chicago Press.
    Three years before his death, Michel Foucault delivered a series of lectures at the Catholic University of Louvain that until recently remained almost unknown. These lectures—which focus on the role of avowal, or confession, in the determination of truth and justice—provide the missing link between Foucault’s early work on madness, delinquency, and sexuality and his later explorations of subjectivity in Greek and Roman antiquity. Ranging broadly from Homer to the twentieth century, Foucault traces the early use of truth-telling in ancient (...)
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    The Forgotten Democratic Tradition of Revolutionary France.Stephen W. Sawyer - forthcoming - Modern Intellectual History:1-29.
    This article offers an interpretation of a key moment in the long history of democracy. Its hypothesis may be simply stated in the following terms: key political theorists and administrators in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century France defined democracy as a means for solving public problems by the public itself. This conception of democracy focused on inventing effective practices of government, administrative intervention and regulatory police and differed fundamentally from our contemporary understandings that privilege the vote, popular sovereignty and parliamentary representation. (...)
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  3. Foucault, Neoliberalism, and Beyond.Stephen W. Sawyer & Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (eds.) - 2018 - Rowman & Littlefield International.
    Offers a comprehensive account of Foucault’s relationship to neoliberalism that is driven not by polemics but a careful reading of Foucault’s texts and political positions.
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