Archaeology of Knowledge
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Archaeology of Knowledge

Michel Foucault

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Archaeology of Knowledge

Michel Foucault

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In France, a country that awards its intellectuals the status other countries give their rock stars, Michel Foucault was part of a glittering generation of thinkers, one which also included Sartre, de Beauvoir and Deleuze. One of the great intellectual heroes of the twentieth century, Foucault was a man whose passion and reason were at the service of nearly every progressive cause of his time. From law and order, to mental health, to power and knowledge, he spearheaded public awareness of the dynamics that hold us all in thrall to a few powerful ideologies and interests. Arguably his finest work, Archaeology of Knowledge is a challenging but fantastically rewarding introduction to his ideas.

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Publisher
Routledge
Year
2013
ISBN
9781135143091

Contents

  • PART I Introduction
    • Introduction
  • PART II The Discursive Regularities
    • 1 The Unities of Discourse
    • 2 Discursive Formations
    • 3 The Formation of Objects
    • 4 The Formation of Enunciative Modalities
    • 5 The Formation of Concepts
    • 6 The Formation of Strategies
    • 7 Remarks and Consequences
  • PART III The Statement and the Archive
    • 1 Defining the Statement
    • 2 The Enunciative Function
    • 3 The Description of Statements
    • 4 Rarity, Exteriority, Ac...

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