CRT5100 - Deleuze and Foucault
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Alison Ross
Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
A reading of selected texts of Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. The unit has three parts.
- The common cultural and theoretical background of French philosophy in the twentieth century.
- The last writings of Foucault, those he describes as 'genealogy', his writings on prisons and disciplinary power, and his writings on the history of sexuality.
- Deleuze's 'rhizomatic writings', concentrating on Nietzsche, Sacher von Masoch and A Thousand Plateaus.
Essay (9000 words) OR Two essays (4500 words each): 100%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week
13 October 2017 20 January 2020