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Michel Foucault, form and power

Author: Dan Beer
Publisher: Oxford : Legenda, European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2002.
Series: Legenda (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault is recognized as a writer of extraordinary skill and inventiveness, but his writing is seldom examined closely. Concentrating on La Volonte de savoir (1976), Foucault's critique of human sexuality and modern sexual attitudes, Dan Beer uncovers a labyrinthine network of ideas and linguistic patterns at work in this celebrated text. Whether discussing the forgotten  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beer, Dan.
Michel Foucault, form and power.
Oxford : Legenda, European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2002
(OCoLC)651748108
Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Beer
ISBN: 1900755572 9781900755573
OCLC Number: 47940271
Description: x, 133 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Ars Erotica and Scientia Sexualis --
2. Confessions, silences, unwritten histories --
3. Blood and 'sex' societies --
4. Power's forms and movements --
5. Power and the individual.
Series Title: Legenda (Oxford, England)
Other Titles: Michel Foucault
Responsibility: Dan Beer.

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This is a study of the French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault's 1976 work "La Volonte de Savoir". It aims to uncover a network of ideas and linguistic patterns beneath the surface of the  Read more...

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