Michel Focault: * 15. October 1926 in Poitiers – 25. June 1984 in Paris.
Naissance de la biopolitique (1978–1979) – (Geschichte der Gouvernementalität II: Die Geburt der Biopolitik.Frankfurt a. M. 2004).
Aus dem Französischen von Jürgen Schröder.
Foucault was a French philosopher of post-structuralism, psychologist, sociologist and is considered the founder of discourse analysis. To explain his own theories, he developed several analysis concepts (disciplinary power, governmentality, bio-politics / bio-power) which also prevail beyond his own work.