THINKING PUBLICLY
The game of truth telling: ‘parrhesia’ and the public intellectual
Dr. Julia Nevárez
Sociology
Kean Univ...
PARRHESIA
 The game of speaking the truth
 What is to know? who knows? who can speak?
 Truth, power and subject
TRUTH AND THE OTHER
THE PHILOSOPHER, THE
SAGE, THE TECHNICIAN
FORMS OF VERIDICTION
WHAT IS THE TRUTH T O BE S P OKEN?:
T H E G A M E O F PA R R H E S I A T O DA Y
 Care of the self – mediated subjects, bo...
The game of truth telling: 'parrhesia' and the public intellectual
The game of truth telling: 'parrhesia' and the public intellectual
The game of truth telling: 'parrhesia' and the public intellectual
The game of truth telling: 'parrhesia' and the public intellectual
The game of truth telling: 'parrhesia' and the public intellectual
The game of truth telling: 'parrhesia' and the public intellectual
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Drawing from Foucault's courage to truth, discussion of 'parrhesia' or truth speaking and the role of the pubic intellectual.

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The game of truth telling: 'parrhesia' and the public intellectual

  1. 1. THINKING PUBLICLY The game of truth telling: ‘parrhesia’ and the public intellectual Dr. Julia Nevárez Sociology Kean University
  2. 2. PARRHESIA  The game of speaking the truth  What is to know? who knows? who can speak?  Truth, power and subject
  3. 3. TRUTH AND THE OTHER
  4. 4. THE PHILOSOPHER, THE SAGE, THE TECHNICIAN
  5. 5. FORMS OF VERIDICTION
  6. 6. WHAT IS THE TRUTH T O BE S P OKEN?: T H E G A M E O F PA R R H E S I A T O DA Y  Care of the self – mediated subjects, bold skepticism, criticalist, creative, flexible, adaptable, efficiency, opportunism, instant action, fast, interactive, collaborative  Forms of veridiction – communication technologies/expression/blogs  Governmentality – responsible individual, , internalized surveillance, entrepreneurial, praxis, reflective action, presence, actor/acting agent, critical perspective, bold skepticism, sharpness, truth telling as informed commentary, the popular intellectual

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