Foucault

Foucault

by Robert Nola
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714649155

ISBN-13: 9780714649153

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Five eminent critics explore the validity of Foucault's ideas on such questions as the fit between power and knowledge and the tension between historicist and universalist claims.The very possibility of a critical stance is a recurring theme in all of Foucault's works, and the contributors vary in the ways that they relate to his key views on truth and reason in

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Five eminent critics explore the validity of Foucault's ideas on such questions as the fit between power and knowledge and the tension between historicist and universalist claims.The very possibility of a critical stance is a recurring theme in all of Foucault's works, and the contributors vary in the ways that they relate to his key views on truth and reason in relation to power and government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714649153
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foucault as historian, Keith Windschuttle; Foucault's problematic, Joseph Margolis; knowledge and political reason, Barry Hindess; Foucault and the possibility of historical transcendence, Robert Wicks; knowledge, discourse, power and genealogy in Foucault, Robert Nola.

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