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History of madness

Author: Michel Foucault; Jean Khalfa
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
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Challenging entrenched views of madness and reason, this work introduces many of the radical themes about the nature of power and social exclusion. It focuses on scientific and medical analyses of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foucault, Michel.
History of madness.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
(OCoLC)57429743
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Foucault; Jean Khalfa
ISBN: 0203642600 9780203642603
OCLC Number: 71124023
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "This edition is a translation of 'Histoire de la folie à l'âge classique, ' Editions GALLIMARD, Paris, 1972"--T.p. verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxix, 725 p.) : ill.
Contents: Foreword / Ian Hacking --
Introduction / Jean Khalfa --
Preface to the 1961 edition --
Preface to the 1972 edition --
pt. 1 --
1. Stultifera navis --
2. The great confinement --
3. The correctional world --
4. Experiences of madness --
5. The insane --
pt. 2 --
Introduction --
1. The madman in the garden of species --
2. The transcendence of delirium --
3. Figures of madness --
4. Doctors and patients --
pt. 3 --
Introduction --
1. The great fear --
2. The new division --
3. The proper use of liberty --
4. Birth of the asylum --
5. The anthropological circle --
Appendices --
1. Madness, the absence of an uvre. Appendix 1 of 1972 edition --
2. My body, this paper, this fire. Appendix 2 of 1972 edition --
3. Reply to Derrida ('Michel Foucault Derrida e no kaino'. Paideia (Tokyo) February 1972) --
Endnotes --
Annexes --
1. Documents --
2. Foucault's original bibliography --
3. Bibliography of English works quoted in this translation --
4. Critical bibliography on Foucault's History of Madness --
Index.
Other Titles: Histoire de la folie à l'âge classique.
Responsibility: Michel Foucault ; edited by Jean Khalfa ; translated by Jonathan Murphy and Jean Khalfa.
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