Interview with Todd May (USA): Part One. Michel Foucault’s Ideas and Influence on Narrative Therapy

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Todd May speaking at Therapeutic Conversations conferenceIn this first interview philosopher Todd May discusses Michel Foucault’s ideas on discursive practices, how history is contingent and speaking across lines of difference. Philosopher Todd May has shown an astounding ability to discuss, analyze and explain a variety of difficult to understand philosophical ideas that are central to understanding narrative therapy practice. In this first interview philosopher Todd May discusses Michel Foucault’s ideas on discursive practices, how history is contingent and speaking across lines of difference.

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Todd May PhD

Todd on the set of the Good Place

Todd May is a faculty member and resident philosopher at the Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy. He was (until 2022) a Professor of Philosophy and is the author of seventeen philosophy books, including books on Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. Todd continues to work as a grassroots organizer on numerous political issues, has taught philosophy in…


Michel Foucault

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Foucault’s theories primarily address the relationship between power and knowledge, and how they are used as a form of social thought through societal institutions. His thought has influenced academics, especially those working in communication studies, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, literary theory, feminism, queer theory, critical theory and of course narrative therapy.




Date

March 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

Pacific Time

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