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Michel Foucault: The Will to Truth





ISBN 9780415051170
Published December 31, 1990 by Routledge
254 Pages

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First Published in 2004. Michel Foucault: The Will to Truth is the first full-length study of Foucault in any language. It covers the whole of his work to date, including material unavailable in English, and provides invaluable information on recent French intellectual history. Foucault emerges as an essential thinker for our time: his 'political anatomy' implies a radical critique not only of established intellectual positions, and social institutions, but also most of the alternatives offered by the opposition.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Archaeology of Knowledge  1. Madness, Death and the Birth of Reason  2. The World, Representation, Man  3. The Archaeology Theory of Knowledge  Part II: The Genealogy of Power  4. Discourse, Power, Knowledge  5. Society, Power and Knowledge  6. Sexuality, Power and Knowledge

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Alan Sheridan