File spoon-archives/baudrillard.archive/baudrillard_1995/baudrillard.04-95, message 4

Date: Mon, 17 Apr 1995 23:19:44 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: Posties and Political Activism: Info Request

This seems weird, but the word "h*lp" sends these posts on to the wrong 
sites, back to majordomo! So I've been remailing, using other terms...


On Mon, 17 Apr 1995, Kristin Switala wrote:

> Dear Nora,
> 	I found two more Foucault texts that might really make you happy:
> 1.  Foucault, Michel, "Intellectuals and Power," in LANGUAGE, 
> COUNTER-MEMORY, PRACTICE (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1977), pp. 205-217.
> 2.  Foucault, Michel, "Revolutionary Action: 'Until Now'" in LANGUAGE, 
> Also, you might want to look at this book by Deleuze and Guattari:
> Deleuze, Gilles and Felix Guattari. ON THE LINE. (NY: Semiotext(e), 
> 1983).  It contains two essays, "Rhizome" and "Politics," both of which 
> might be appropriate for your research.
> Another philosopher you might be interested in is Vaclav Havel.  During 
> the Communist rule of Czechoslovakia, he wrote several essays which talk 
> about strategies for political struggle in totalitarian regimes.  The 
> most notable is "The Power of the Powerless," which is widely available.  
> I'm not sure if you're sticking to French philosophers, but Havel's piece 
> is quite good.  
> If I think of any others, I'll post them.  Good Luck!
> Sincerely,
> Kristin Switala
> Email:



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