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Foucault : a very short introduction / Gary Gutting.

By: Gutting, Gary.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Very short introductions: Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2005Description: 124 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0192805576 (alk. paper); 9780192805577 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984DDC classification: 194 Other classification: 08.25 | 5,1 | CI 5714
Contents:
Lives and works -- Literature -- Politics -- Archaeology -- Genealogy -- The masked philosopher -- Madness -- Crime and punishment -- Modern sex -- Ancient sex.
Review: "Gary Gutting provides an introduction to Michel Foucault's work in the fields of literature, politics, history, and philosophy, and explores some of the key themes that fascinated the philosopher in his quest to more deeply understand identity, knowledge, and power in modern society."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Lives and works -- Literature -- Politics -- Archaeology -- Genealogy -- The masked philosopher -- Madness -- Crime and punishment -- Modern sex -- Ancient sex.

"Gary Gutting provides an introduction to Michel Foucault's work in the fields of literature, politics, history, and philosophy, and explores some of the key themes that fascinated the philosopher in his quest to more deeply understand identity, knowledge, and power in modern society."--BOOK JACKET.

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Gary Gutting is considered a leading expert on Foucault. Currently Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, Gutting has published several works on Foucault, including French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century (CUP, 2001); Michel Foucault's Archaeology of Scientific Reason(CUP, 1989); and was the editor of he Cambridge Companion to Foucault (CUP, 1994).

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