The Kindle version is, for me, a great choice.
It draws heavily on others work (Nietzsche) but still is very unique (hence a lot of critics/scholars difficulty in attempts at categorizing Foucault).
To further this point, Foucault breaks grammar rules which ultimately makes it difficult to understand the point he is trying to get across.
Michel Foucault's The archaeology of knowledge (1972) was given to me by a colleague who said I had to read it. So, I read it. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Brien Hallett
This volume is a great introduction to Foucoult's thought. As other reviewers have said, he takes ideas he broached in his earlier works and further develops them here. Read morePublished 7 months ago by C. Wayne Perry
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foucault's logic is a bit like a spider web with facts spaced at intercises , thus relating every represeentation to forward desired... Read more
Foucault's Archeology of Knowledge builds the foundation of Foucault's work. Not an easy read but in my opinion essential in understanding the broader purpose of Foucault's... Read morePublished on June 21, 2012 by Natalie
When Michel Foucault wrote in The Order of Things that underlying all human activities were standardizing sequences of phenomena that he called "great uniform texts," he saw more... Read morePublished on May 7, 2011 by Martin Asiner
My sympathies to anyone who has to read this. This was something I had attempted to read on recommendation of a professor. Later on in my graduate studies I had to read it. Read morePublished on June 12, 2009 by Valerie F. Arena
Foucault is not a light read - you will spend several hours just trying to interpret this text. His wording is unusual and complicated, and sentences can run on for almost a... Read morePublished on February 23, 2006 by Rachel Bussan
Viewed against the background of Foucault's other books, *The Archaeology of Knowledge* is a curious work. Read morePublished on March 23, 2004 by Jeffrey Rubard