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Rabinow, Paul

Works: 106 works in 491 publications in 3 languages and 14,975 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Adapter, ed
Classifications: GN33, 194
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The Foucault reader by Michel Foucault ( Book )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Foucault's writing has shaped the teaching of half a dozen disciplines, ranging from literary criticism to the history of criminology. But none of his books offers a satisfactory introduction to the entire complex body of his work. The Foucault Reader precisely serves that purpose. It contains selections from each area of Foucault's thought, a wealth of previously unpublished writings, and an interview with Foucault during which he discusses his philosophy with unprecedented candor
Michel Foucault, beyond structuralism and hermeneutics by Hubert L Dreyfus ( Book )
54 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book, which Foucault himself has judged accurate, is the first to provide a sustained, coherent analysis of Foucault's work as a whole. To demonstrate the sense in which Foucault's work is beyond structuralism and hermeneutics, the authors unfold a careful, analytical exposition of his oeuvre. They argue that during the of Foucault's work became a sustained and largely successful effort to develop a new method -- "interpretative analytics" -- capable of explaining both the logic of structuralism's claim to be an objective science and the apparent validity of the hermeneutical counterclaim that the human sciences can proceed only by understanding the deepest meaning of the subject and his tradition. -- from (August 19, 2011)
Marking time on the anthropology of the contemporary by Paul Rabinow ( )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Marking Time, Paul Rabinow presents his most recent reflections on the anthropology of the contemporary. Drawing richly on the work of Michel Foucault, John Dewey, Niklas Luhmann, and, most interestingly, German painter Gerhard Richter, Rabinow offers a set of conceptual tools for scholars examining cutting-edge practices in the life sciences, security, new media and art practices, and other emergent phenomena. Taking up topics that include bioethics, anger and competition among molecular biologists, the lessons of the Drosophila genome, the nature of ethnographic observation in radically n
Anthropos today reflections on modern equipment by Paul Rabinow ( )
12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Rabinow brings together years of distinguished work in this authoritative volume that seeks to reinvigorate the human sciences. Specifically, he assembles a set of conceptual tools - "modern equipment" - to assess how intellectual work is currently conducted and how it might change
Making PCR : a story of biotechnology by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the culture of biotechnology as it emerged at Cetus Corporation during the 1980s and focuses on its distinctive configuration of scientific, technical, social, economic, political, and legal elements, each of which had its own separate trajectory over the preceeding decades. Contains interviews with Kary Mullis, the maverick who received the Nobel Prize for "discovering" it, as well as a team of young scientists who chose to work in this high-risk industry
The essential works of Michel Foucault, 1954-1984 by Michel Foucault ( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpretive social science : a reader by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French modern : norms and forms of the social environment by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on the anthropology of reason by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French DNA : trouble in purgatory by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1993, an American biotechnology company, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, and France's premier genetics lab, the Centre d'Etude du Polymorphisme Humaine (CEPH), developed plans for a collaborative effort to discover diabetes genes. The two companies had agreed that the CEPH would supply Millennium with a store of genetic material collected from a large number of French families, and Millennium would supply funding and expertise in new technologies to accelerate the identification of the genes, terms that the French government had approved. But in early 1994, just as the collaboration was to begin, the French government abruptly called a halt. The government insisted that under no circumstances could the CEPH be permitted to give the Americans that most precious of all substances - never before named in such a manner - French DNA." "French DNA is about international competition, the future of human health, ferocious financial conflict and the intersection of culture and science - the place where, finally DNA became French."--Jacket
A machine to make a future : biotech chronicles by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Machine to Make a Future represents a remarkably original look at the present and possible future of biotechnology research in the wake of the mapping of the human genome. The central tenet of Celera Diagnostics - the California biotech company whose formative work during 2003 is the focus of the book - is that the emergent knowledge about the genome, with its profound implications for human health, can now be turned into a powerful diagnostic apparatus - one that will yield breakthrough diagnostic and therapeutic products (and potentially, profit)."--BOOK JACKET
Interpretive social science : a second look by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
14 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symbolic domination; cultural form and historical change in Morocco by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethics : subjectivity and truth by Michel Foucault ( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Few philosophers have had as strong an influence on the twentieth century as Michel Foucault. In 1994, ten years after his death, his French publisher, Gallimard, issued Dits et ecrits, the first complete collection of all Foucault's publications outside his monographs." "It is a great pleasure for The New Press to bring the most important work from Dits et ecrits - including much never before published in the United States - to English-speaking readers in a definitive three-volume series edited by Paul Rabinow." "This first volume contains the famous course summaries Foucault submitted to the College de France each year from 1970 and 1982. Never before available in English, these writings provide a lucid and accessible overview of Foucault's work in progress during this time, including his groundbreaking analyses of penal institutions, psychiatry, "biopolitics," and the modern subject." "A second section contains interviews, along with Foucault's key writings on ethics, including some of the riskiest and most personal writing of Foucault's career. These pieces illustrate the attempt to elaborate new ways of life and modes of "care of the self" that concerned him during the last years of his life."--BOOK JACKET
Designs for an anthropology of the contemporary by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
N this compact volume, two of anthropology's most influential theorists, Paul Rabinow and George E. Marcus, engage in a series of conversations about the past, present, and future of anthropological knowledge and practice. James Faubion joins in several exchanges to facilitate and elaborate the dialogue, and Tobias Rees moderates the discussions and contributes an introduction and an afterword to the volume. Most of the conversations are focused on contemporary challenges to how anthropology understands its subject and how ethnographic research projects are designed and carried out. Rabinow and Marcus reflect on what remains distinctly anthropological about the study of contemporary events and processes, and they contemplate productive new directions for the field. The two converge in Marcus's emphasis on the need to redesign pedagogical practices for training anthropological researchers and in Rabinow's proposal of collaborative initiatives in which ethnographic research designs could be analyzed, experimented with, and transformed
The essential Foucault : selections from essential works of Foucault, 1954-1984 by Michel Foucault ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The accompaniment : assembling the contemporary by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
<DIV></DIV><DIV>In this culmination of his search for anthropological concepts and practices appropriate to the twenty-first century, Paul Rabinow contends that to make sense of the contemporary anthropologists must invent new forms of inquiry. He begins with an extended rumination on what he gained from two of his formative mentors: Michel Foucault and Clifford Geertz. Reflecting on their lives as teachers and thinkers, as well as human beings, he poses questions about their critical limitations, unfulfilled hopes, and the lessons he learned from and with them.</DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV>This spirit of collaboration animates The Accompaniment, as Rabinow assesses the last ten years of his career, largely spent engaging in a series of intensive experiments in collaborative research and often focused on cutting-edge work in synthetic biology. He candidly details the successes and failures of shifting his teaching practice away from individual projects, placing greater emphasis on participation over observation in research, and designing and using websites as a venue for collaboration. Analyzing these endeavors alongside his efforts to apply an anthropological lens to the natural sciences, Rabinow lays the foundation for an ethically grounded anthropology ready and able to face the challenges of our contemporary world.</DIV>
Reflections on fieldwork in Morocco by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
27 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designs on the contemporary anthropological tests by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designs on the Contemporary pursues the challenge of how to design and put into practice strategies for inquiring into the intersections of philosophy and anthropology. Drawing on the conceptual repertoires of Max Weber, Michel Foucault, and John Dewey, among others, Paul Rabinow and Anthony Stavrianakis reflect on and experiment with how to give form to anthropological inquiry and its aftermath, with special attention to the ethical formation and ramifications of this mode of engagement. The authors continue their prior explorations of the contemporary in past works
Designing human practices : an experiment with synthetic biology by Paul Rabinow ( Book )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2006 anthropologists Paul Rabinow and Gaymon Bennett set out to rethink the role that human sciences play in biological research, creating the Human Practices division of the Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center--a facility established to create design standards for the engineering of new enzymes, genetic circuits, cells, and other biological entities--to formulate a new approach to the ethical, security, and philosophical considerations of controversial biological work. They sought not simply to act as watchdogs but to integrate the biosciences with their own discipline in a more fundamentally interdependent way, inventing a new, dynamic, and experimental anthropology that they could bring to bear on the center's biological research. Designing Human Practices is a detailed account of this anthropological experiment and, ultimately, its rejection. It provides new insights into the possibilities and limitations of collaboration, and diagnoses the micro-politics which effectively constrained the potential for mutual scientific flourishing. Synthesizing multiple disciplines, including biology, genetics, anthropology, and philosophy, alongside a thorough examination of funding entities such as the National Science Foundation, Designing Human Practices pushes the social study of science into new and provocative territory, utilizing a real-world experience as a springboard for timely reflections on how the human and life sciences can and should transform each other
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ラビノー, P
ラビノウ, ポール
English (326)
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