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)

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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