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Michel Foucault

Author: Didier Eribon
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michel Foucault (15 October 1926 - 25 June 1984) was a French philosopher, social theorist, historian of ideas, and literary critic. His philosophical theories addressed what power is and how it works, the manner in which it controls knowledge and vice versa, and how it is used as a form of social control. Foucault is best known for his critical studies of social institutions, most notably psychiatry, social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eribon, Didier.
Michel Foucault.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)610037721
Named Person: Michel (1926-1984) Foucault
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Didier Eribon
ISBN: 0674572874 9780674572874 0674572866 9780674572867
OCLC Number: 23141809
Notes: Translation of: Michel Foucault.
Description: xiii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Psychology in hell --
Order of things --
"Militant and professor at the college de france"
Other Titles: Michel Foucault.
Responsibility: Didier Eribon ; translated by Betsy Wing.

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Drawing on eyewitness accounts of friends and associates from all periods of Foucault's life, Eribon follows the career of this renowned French intellectual, and at the same time reconstructs the  Read more...

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A striking biography.--Alan Ryan "New York Review of Books "

 
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