Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative form of Foucauldian.

Etymologies

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Foucault +‎ -ian

Examples

  • It's, like, the only way to subvert a structure's "power/knowledge," as a five-dollar Foucaultian would say.

    Omer Rosen: Footnoting David Foster Wallace: Part 1

  • Mr. Yglesias is demonstrating once again that when it comes down to the wire, his cool-dude ironic Foucaultian hipster liberalism is nothing more then just another flavor of oligarchic capitalism, of the sort that was birthed by the late and unlamented Unitarian slave-rapist Jefferson.

    Matthew Yglesias » Hugo Chavez, Inflation Hawk

  • Mr. Yglesias is demonstrating once again that when it comes down to the wire, his cool-dude ironic Foucaultian hipster liberalism is nothing more then just another flavor of oligarchic capitalism.

    Matthew Yglesias » Hugo Chavez, Inflation Hawk

  • January 11th, 2010 at 11: 02 pm cool-dude ironic Foucaultian hipster liberalism

    Matthew Yglesias » Hugo Chavez, Inflation Hawk

  • The documentary has so far received mixed reviews from critics: Julia Tech of the Washington Sun Dial has proclaimed the film "pure propaganda," while Jacques-Louis Louis-Jacques of Fanfaron du Cinema notes: "Its binary transgressive morality deliquesces Arcandian purity and dyspeptic Foucaultian somnambulism, creating a dual-time narrative fissure in which cinema self-possession collapses, rejecting meta-pastiche agitprop for an allegory about the camera's ability to view and be viewed."

    Spencer Green: Terrence Malick Directs the Latest Sarah Palin Documentary

  • Web 2.0 meets Marxist (Foucaultian?) economic theory in the latest video hijinks from Austrian subversive art collective monochrom.

    Boing Boing

  • He retains some Foucaultian suspicion of modern governance, but the pressure to adapt that secularization imposes on religion seems on the whole more benign to him than not.

    Afterword: Secularism, Cosmopolitanism, and Romanticism

  • Or literature "negotiates" the "power dynamics" of its own time, according to the newer, post-Foucaultian versions.

    The State of Criticism

  • Why did we all not know and accept this instinctively without having to create and/or buy into the Foucaultian and Butlerian (to name but two) nightmares with the obtuse vocabularies they invented and demanded be utilized to pierce their dark inchoate spectacles of a world of their own imaginings.

    Larry Kramer: Review: Before Wilde: Sex Between Men in Britain's Age of Reform

  • A paradigmatic text in this regard is the television series Gilligan's Island, whose seventy-two episodes constitute a master-narrative of imprisonment, escape, and reimprisonment which eerily encodes a Lacanian construct of compulsive reenact-ment within a Foucaultian scenario of a panoptic social order in which resistance to power is merely one of the forms assumed by power itself.

    Morton on Imprisonment and Escape on L'Isle de Gilligan

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