Kevin B. Anderson

Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

[audio] Lecture on Foucault and the Iranian Revolution

Interview with Kevin Anderson and Janet Afary, authors, Big Ideas, TV Ontario, Canada - Feb 25, 2006

Lecture on Foucault and the Iranian Revolution by Janet Afary and Kevin Anderson (Big Ideas, TV Ontario, Canada)

This talk features Janet Afary and Kevin Anderson — Purdue University professors and authors of Foucault and the Iranian Revolution — who raise the question as to why a thinker of Foucault’s stature would invest his intellectual capital in supporting a movement that proved itself opposed to the principles of Enlightenment. And so the debate goes on….