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This book is hard work , just down to the convoluted writing style . I have read birth of the prison system and really enjoy it. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Martin Duffy
This is a search for the "ephemeral" and arbitrary dividing line between the normal and the abnormal, and the sane and the insane. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Hung Tak Lee
Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, and social theorist and activist; he wrote many books, such as The Birth of the Clinic, Discipline &... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Steven H Propp
It's one of the more Important books in the long way of the science, and it wuill be.Published 10 months ago by anouska
A classic in the exercise of power.
Definition, coercion, and legitimation; politics with a medical guise, lovely stuff.
One of his better works. I prefer William Gibson if one is going to get descriptive and history can be wordily described without being nausea inspiring.Published 13 months ago by Frank Snapp
A FOUNDATIONAL TEXT FOR UNDERSTANDING DERRIDA:
This manuscript by Foucault will either complicate or simplify your comprehension of Derrida; but it should be understood that... Read more