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About Laurence McFalls

Laurence McFalls is Professor in the Department of Political Science, Université de Montréal. He recently co-authored with Mariella Pandolfi “Therapeusis and Parrhesia” in James Faubion, ed., Foucault Now, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2014 ; and “Global Bureaucracy: Irresponsible but not Indifferent” in Alessandro Dal Lago et Salvatore Pallida, eds., Conflict, Security and the Reshaping of Society: The Civilization of War, Routledge, Abingdon, 2014.

Articles by Laurence McFalls

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‘Parrhesia’: the radical destruction of impunity

What does it actually mean to speak truth to power? In his final two lectures, Michel Foucault discussed the risk involved and the courage required, far from the conventional bureaucratic techniques used today to fight impunity. From States of Impunity.

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