Introduction: Michel Foucault as critical theorist 1. Approaching power from a new theoretical basis 2. Disciplinary power: testing the Hobbesian hypothesis 3. Reframing the theory: biopower and governmentality 4. Freedom's critique: the trajectories of a Foucauldian ethics Conclusion: To struggle with hope Appendix: Michel Foucault's shorter works in English Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index
Richard A. Lynch teaches philosophy at St. Ambrose University and is founder of The Foucault Circle.