The power thinker
Why Foucault's work on power is more important than ever. Original, painstaking, sometimes frustrating and often dazzling. Foucault’s work on power matters now more than ever. Most great Western philosophers’ works hinge on single, well-defined concepts. Michel Foucault’s work on ‘power’ however is deliberately volatile. Colin Koopman questions whether this has freed philosophy to think about the modern world.