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Rethinking The Subject

An Anthology Of Contemporary European Social Thought, 1st Edition

By James Faubion, Paul Rabinow


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Since the early 1970s, European thinkers have departed notably from their predecessors in order to pursue analytical programs more thoroughly their own. Rethinking the Subject brings together in one volume some of the most influential writings of Foucault, Habermas, Bourdieu, Pizzorno, Macfarlane, and other authors whose ideas have had a worldwide

Table of Contents

Part One Cultured Bodies, 1. Structures, Habitus, Practices,, 2. Gender and Identity in the New Guinea Highlands, 3· Discipline, Part Two Matters and Ideas, 4· Politics Unbound,, Progress Exposed as Fate?, 6. Modernity and the Planes of Historicity, 7· The Totalitarian Disease,, 8. Individualism and the Ideology of Romantic Love, 9· The Contemporary Codification of Intimacy, Part Three Acts and Reasons, 10. Communicative Versus Subject-Centered Reason, 11. The Contemporary Pragmatics of Scientific Knowledge, Part Four Economies and Societies, 12. Post-Industrial Classes, 13. On Consumer Society

About the Authors

James D. Faubion is a professor in the department of anthropology at Rice University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General