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The collective book was published by the Al-Fasala publishing house, coordinated by the writer Abdel-Ali Mazuz. A number of questions were raised at the beginning of the book’s ID, including: “What is the best way to approach Michel Foucault?”, “How to access his thought?” and “What are the current questions that his philosophy still raises?”

The identity card stated that “the way to understand and access Foucault’s thought is to try to get closer and closer to it and put his philosophy to the test of the twenty-first century, in the sense of studying the relevance of his thinking today and trying to invent new ways of thinking.” call it to the present, which emphasized the need to think about it” in the present, especially thinking about the ontology of the present.

The authors of the book asked the question: “Is not Foucault the creator of one or the phrase l’ontologie du sent? Doesn’t the recollection of Foucault’s thought testify to an urgent and renewed need for a philosopher of his caliber? Rather, there is an urgent need for an intellectual of his caliber, not as an organic intellectual, as Gramsci had in mind, and not as a universal intellectual, as Sartre, but rather as a specialized intellectual who was involved in all forms of protest. starting with the establishment of a prison watchdog (GIP) with a few of his friends.”

The same source pointed out that “the importance of drawing inspiration from Foucault’s thought manifests itself in the vital question represented in the pressing need for self-improvement and innovation, or what might be called in French the process la subjectivation”, adding: “If the style of censorship creates a censored self, and the medico-mental style creates a self that groans under the burden of le pathologique, there seems to be an urgent need to renew a self free from the techniques of power.

Abdel Ali Mazuz Michel Foucault

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