BIOPOWER AND THE AVALANCHE OF. PRINTED NUMBERS lan Hacking. Long ago, in Les Mots et les chases, Michel Foucault taught that. Life, Labor, and . Hacking Biopower and the Avalanche of Printed Numbers. Report. Post on Jan Views. Category. Hacking Ian. “Biopower and the Avalanche of Printed Numbers.”. Humanities in Society. ;– Print. 9. Hamlin Christopher. “The History and.

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The Taming of Chance Ian Hacking. We think of many kinds of people as objects of scientific inquiry. The first seven engines in the following list are designed for discovery, ordered roughly according to the times at which they printef effective. While information technology is a relatively modern concept, the disruptive power of information has a much longer history.

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The eighth is an engine of practice, the ninth of administration, and the tenth is resistance to the knowers. Those words are from the original preface. Email required Address never made public.

Where is the end of the paper? The Biopolitics of Statistics and Census in Palestine. Earlier PhD work suggested that the collection of population statistics from contributed to a major re-alignment of the relationship between the core of the British state, principally parliament, and its periphery, principally parishes and counties.


Parliamentary papers, contemporary periodicals, economic treatises, private papers, and local and centrally-created records will be exploited using qualitative and quantitative methods to achieve the research objectives outlined above.

Intelligence, reason of state and the art of governing risk and opportunity in early modern Europe. Electoral change on such a dramatic scale was only possible because of the availability of spatially and temporally consistent demographic and fiscal data.

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Foucault seems to remain what Vincent Descombes calls a structural causalist. Rebecca on Key term: Martin Young 16 Estimated H-index: Is there a Biopolitical Subject? Biopower and the avalanche of printed number Ian Hacking. Il potere secondo Fo… on What is the dispositif? A wide range of published and unpublished sources will be used in this study. Political science Biopower Waste management.

Jan Busse 2 Estimated H-index: This is an archived project. Sometimes just to admire, to understand, to encourage and perhaps even to emulate, as sometimes geniuses.


In the Great Reform Act swept away the eighteenth-century system of corrupt boroughs. Notify me of new comments via email. These themes, although not described as such, certainly shade into biopolitics.

A conceptual critique of flying addiction. The political lives of marriage contracts in Jordan. Arunabh Ghosh 1 Estimated H-index: New Perspectives on Anarchism Samantha E. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here As he described in a recent lecture. View in Source Cite this paper. More recently it has come up in scholarship beyond the anxiety of influence kind of thing and proper citation: Making People Up appears as a framework for Hacking throughout these works, first too hastily as he says in Avalanche and then with more specificity in his s ava,anche on mental illnesses.

This site uses cookies. You can see quite a few Foucauldian themes there, including normalization, but also medicalization and biologization. Steven Hutchinson 4 Estimated H-index: Conventionally, both phenomena are associated with what the noted American sociologist, Daniel Bell, termed ‘post-industrial society’ Bell