File spoon-archives/foucault.archive/foucault_1998/foucault.9810, message 1


Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 22:06:02 +0200
Subject: Re: help request


IMHO, it is quite a common knowledge, that Foucaults theorie of power pouvoir
macht is quite Nietzschean.
On the other side, Macht denotes also institutional power.
Best
Christoph

Stuart Elden schrieb:

> I wouldn't want to criticise this, my German being quite poor, but I wonder
> if any translation of Foucault's 'pouvoir' into German has to realise it is
> a translation BACK into German, Foucault's 'pouvoir' being a translation of
> Nietzsche's 'macht'.
>
> Best
>
> Stuart
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darren Smith <darren.smith-AT-unsw.edu.au>
> To: foucault-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
> <foucault-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu>
> Date: Wednesday, September 30, 1998 01:40
> Subject: Re: help request
>
> >Graubenemiaser stuflet
> >
> >At 10:08 PM 9/29/98 -0000, you wrote:
> >>Could somebody please suggest a translation into German for Foucault's
> >>"signifier of power"?
> >>
> >>Thank you,
> >>Styliane Philippou
> >>
> >>
> >Check out our groovy and cool website for young people!
> >http://www.lawstuff.org.au
> >



   

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