The Emergence Of Sexuality / Edition 1

The Emergence Of Sexuality / Edition 1

by Arnold I. Davidson
     
 

Moving between philosophy and history, Arnold Davidson elaborates a powerful new method for considering the history of concepts and the nature of scientific knowledge, a method he calls "historical epistemology." He applies this method to the history of sexuality.See more details below

Overview

Moving between philosophy and history, Arnold Davidson elaborates a powerful new method for considering the history of concepts and the nature of scientific knowledge, a method he calls "historical epistemology." He applies this method to the history of sexuality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674013704
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
0.58(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Meet the Author

Arnold I. Davidson is Professor of Philosophy and Divinity, and a member of the Committee on the Conceptual Foundations of Science, at the University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Closing up the Corpses

2. Sex and the Emergence of Sexuality

3. How to Do the History of Psychoanalysis: A Reading of Freud's Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality

4. The Horror of Monsters

5. Styles of Reasoning: From the History of Art to the Epistemology of Science

6. The Epistemology of Distorted Evidence: Problems around Carlo Ginzburg's Historiography

7. Foucault and the Analysis of Concepts

8. On Epistemology and Archeology: From Canguilhem to Foucault

Appendix: Foucault, Psychoanalysis, and Pleasure

Notes

Credits

Index

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