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Original Language: French
Michel Foucault (1926�1984) was a French philosopher, historian, social theorist, and philologist. One of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France, Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology, and literary criticism.
One of AudioFile magazine's Golden Voices, Simon Prebble has received over twenty Earphones Awards and five Listen-Up Awards, and he has been a finalist fourteen times for an Audie Award. In 2006, Publishers Weekly named him Narrator of the Year, and he was named Booklist's 2010 Voice of Choice. --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
Focault's idea of Panopticism was originally made for explaining the nature of prison cells. However, as the idea was developed by several scholars, it is now attributed to the... Read morePublished 29 days ago by kay smith
Deep and intense read. The middle chapters dragged on but the beginnings and end brought the book together. Four stars.Published 4 months ago by Brad
The author describes in great detail the many steps that have been taken over many centuries by those in power to manipulate, control, terrify, quantify, observe, categorize and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by careful consumer