Abolition and the Prophetic Imagination

  • Perry Zurn American University

Author Biography

Perry Zurn, American University

Perry Zurn is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at American University. He researches in political philosophy, critical theory, and feminist and trans studies. He is the author of Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry (2021) and the co-author of Curious Minds (forthcoming 2022). He is also the co-editor of Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information, 1970-1980 (2021), Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge (2020), Carceral Notebooks 12 (2017), and Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition (2016).

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Published
2021-12-12
How to Cite
Zurn, P. (2021). Abolition and the Prophetic Imagination. Foucault Studies, (31), 100-104. https://doi.org/10.22439/fs.vi31.6464
Section
Symposium: Intolerable