Foucault's 'History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to Knowledge': An Edinburgh Philosophical Guide

Foucault's 'History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to Knowledge': An Edinburgh Philosophical Guide

by Mark Kelly
     
 

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A step-by-step guide to Foucault's History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to Knowledge. In the first volume of his History of Sexuality, The Will to Knowledge, Foucault weaves together the most influential theoretical account of sexuality since Freud. Mark Kelly systematically unpacks the intricacies of Foucault's dense and sometimes confusing exposition in a

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A step-by-step guide to Foucault's History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to Knowledge. In the first volume of his History of Sexuality, The Will to Knowledge, Foucault weaves together the most influential theoretical account of sexuality since Freud. Mark Kelly systematically unpacks the intricacies of Foucault's dense and sometimes confusing exposition in a straightforward way, putting it in its historical and theoretical context. This is both a guide for the reader new to the text and one that offers new insights to those already familiar with Foucault's work.• The first guide to one of Foucault's most important works, for which there is no other secondary literature• A new interpretation of The Will to Knowledge, its structure and its philosophical significance• Revises several key mistranslations in the only available English translation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748648894
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2013
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
525,545
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Mark Kelly is at Middlesex University.

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