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Foucault, his thought, his character

Author: Paul Veyne; Janet Lloyd, (Translator)
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2010.
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Michel Foucault and Paul Veyne: the philosopher and the historian. Two major figures in the world of ideas, resisting all attempts at categorization. Two timeless thinkers who have long walked and  Read more...

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Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Veyne; Janet Lloyd, (Translator)
ISBN: 9780745646411 0745646417 9780745646428 0745646425
OCLC Number: 749971014
Language Note: Originally published in French with title: Foucault, sa pensée, sa personne. Paris : Editions Albin Michel, 2008.
Description: vi, 194 p. 22 cm.
Contents: In universal history, everything is singular : 'discourse' --
There is no "a priori' that is not historical --
Foucault's scepticism --
Archaeology --
Universalism, universals, epigenesis : The beginnings of Christianity --
Notwithstanding Heidegger, man is an intelligent animal --
The physical and human sciences : Foucault's programme --
A sociological history of truths : knowledge, power the set-up --
Was Foucault a corrupter of the young? was he the despair of the workers' movement? --
Foucault and politics --
Portrait of a Samurai.
Other Titles: Foucault, sa pensée, sa personne.
Responsibility: Paul Veyne ; translated by Janet Lloyd.
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"Foucault is well- known as one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Writing from his profound knowledge of the man, Paul Veyne here vividly brings out his character and Read more...

 
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