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Foucault : a very short introduction

Author: Gary Gutting
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gary Gutting provides an introduction to Michel Foucault's work in the fields of literature, politics, history, and philosophy, and explores some of the key themes that fascinated the philosopher in his quest to more deeply understand identity, knowledge, and power in modern society."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Gutting
ISBN: 0192805576 9780192805577
OCLC Number: 57357149
Description: 124 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Lives and works --
Literature --
Politics --
Archaeology --
Genealogy --
The masked philosopher --
Madness --
Crime and punishment --
Modern sex --
Ancient sex.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Gary Gutting.
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Highlights Foucault's life and thought, showing his impact on society. Beginning with a brief biography to set the social and political stage, this VSI then tackles Foucault's thoughts on literature,  Read more...

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Review from previous edition 'I can think of nobody in the English speaking world better placed to write a VSI on Foucault than Gary Gutting.' Simon Critchley (Essex University), author of A Very Read more...

 
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