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Living the Biopolitical: Body and Resistance in Foucault and Merleau-Ponty, by Todd May

French philosophy often seems to operate by constantly moving forward and away from the current generation of its writers. This paper argues that, at least in one instance, this way of proceeding would be a mistake. Michel Foucault’s analysis of power, since it applies to the body, is well complemented by Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s corporeal analysis. […]

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Descartes On the Freedom of the Will, by Jean-Marie Beyssade

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Jean-Marie Beyssade, “Descartes On the Freedom of the Will: Is the knowledge of our own freedom the first one we obtain when we philosophize in an orderly way?,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:1 (1988), pp. 81–96.

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Kant’s System of Freedom and the Priority of Practical Reason, by Richard McDonough

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Richard McDonough, “Kant’s System of Freedom and the Priority of Practical Reason,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 18:2 (1995), pp. 63–84.

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On Freedom: Ontological Considerations from a Practical Point of View, by Günter Figal

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Günter Figal, “On Freedom: Ontological Considerations from a Practical Point of View,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 18:2 (1995), pp. 159–73.

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