Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the College de France, 1973-1974 (Michel Foucault, Lectures at the College de France)

Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the College de France, 1973-1974 (Michel Foucault, Lectures at the College de France)

By: Michel Foucault (author), Graham Burchell (translator), Arnold I. Davidson (editor)Paperback

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In this addition to the College de France Lecture Series Michel Foucault explores the birth of psychiatry, examining Western society's division of 'mad' and 'sane' and how medicine and law influenced these attitudes. This seminal new work by a leading thinker of the modern age opens new vistas within historical and philosophical study.

About Author

Author Michel Foucault: Michel Foucault, acknowledged as the pre-eminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines.

Contents

Foreword Introduction Translator's Note 7 November 1973 14 November 1973 21 November 1973 28 November 1973 5 December 1973 12 December 1973 19 December 1973 9 January 1974 16 January 1974 23 January 1974 30 January 1974 6 February 1974 Course Summary Course Context Index of Notions Index of Names Index of Places

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781403986511
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 383
  • ID: 9781403986511
  • weight: 517
  • ISBN10: 1403986517

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