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Foucault : a very short introduction

Author: Gary Gutting
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Very short introductions, 122
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. From aesthetics to the penal system; from madness and civilisation to avant-garde literature, he rejected old models of thinking and replaced them with versions that are still debated today. This book introduces and explores aspects of his life, work, and thought.
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Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Gutting
ISBN: 9780198830788 0198830785
OCLC Number: 1108724615
Description: xxv, 130 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Lives and works --
Literature --
Politics --
Archaeology --
Genealogy --
The masked philosopher --
Madness --
Crime and punishment --
Modern sex --
Ancient sex --
Foucault after Foucault.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 122
Responsibility: Gary Gutting.

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