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Foucault on Freedom
     

Foucault on Freedom

by Johanna Oksala
 

ISBN-10: 0521847796

ISBN-13: 9780521847797

Pub. Date: 07/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Freedom and the subject were guiding themes for Michel Foucault throughout his philosophical career. Johanna Oksala identifies the different interpretations of freedom in his philosophy and examines three major divisions of it: the archaeological, the genealogical, and the ethical. She demonstrates that in order to fully appreciate Foucault's "project", we must

Overview

Freedom and the subject were guiding themes for Michel Foucault throughout his philosophical career. Johanna Oksala identifies the different interpretations of freedom in his philosophy and examines three major divisions of it: the archaeological, the genealogical, and the ethical. She demonstrates that in order to fully appreciate Foucault's "project", we must understand his complex relationship to phenomenology, and discusses Foucault's treatment of the body in relation to recent feminist work on this topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521847797
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Series:
Modern European Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Language: 1. Philosophical laughter; 2. The Foucaultian failure of phenomenology; 3. The anonymity of language; Part II. Body: 4. A genealogy of the subject; 5. Anarchic bodies; 6. Female freedom; Part III. Ethics: 7. The silence of ethics; 8. The freedom of philosophy; 9. The other; Conclusion.

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