Re: anarchist?

I find this issue very interesting, because I was led to anarchism from
Marxism as a younger man by reading Foucault. But of course he was not an
anarchist. I do not think he thought anarchism was a theoretically worthy
adversary for him (unlike Marxism). Somewhere he laments how the GIP (the
prisoners' information group he started) descended into anarchism. He finds
anarchist critiques of the prison to be glorifications of criminality
(although this is quite an unfair characterisation of anarchism in general).
Todd May's The Political Philosophy of Poststructuralist Anarchism is a good
place to look for the difference between Foucault and anarchism.

> Selon Govind Shanadi <gshanadi@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > Is it true Foucault denied being an anarchist? Why?
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