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The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon
     

The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon

by Leonard Lawlor, John Nale (Editor)
 

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The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon is a reference tool that provides clear and incisive definitions and descriptions of all of Foucault's major terms and influences, including history, knowledge, language, philosophy, and power. It also includes entries on philosophers about whom Foucault wrote and who influenced Foucault's thinking, such as Deleuze, Heidegger,

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The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon is a reference tool that provides clear and incisive definitions and descriptions of all of Foucault's major terms and influences, including history, knowledge, language, philosophy, and power. It also includes entries on philosophers about whom Foucault wrote and who influenced Foucault's thinking, such as Deleuze, Heidegger, Nietzsche, and Canguilhem. The entries are written by scholars of Foucault from a variety of disciplines such as philosophy, gender studies, political science, and history. Together, they shed light on concepts key to Foucault and to ongoing discussions of his work today.

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"The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon promises to be an essential tool for all Foucault scholars because of its excellent organization and easy-to-use format. Lawlor and Nale have gathered the most prominent English-speaking Foucault scholars to write the entries for this book."
Kelly Oliver, Vanderbilt University

"This book will be the gold standard for students and researchers seeking an authoritative introduction to key ideas and figures in Foucault's work."
John Russon, University of Guelph

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521119214
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2014
Pages:
730
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.10(d)

Meet the Author

Leonard Lawlor is Sparks Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of This Is Not Sufficient: An Essay on Animality and Human Nature in Derrida and Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy, and is co-editor (with Ted Toadvine) of The Merleau-Ponty Reader.

John Nale earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Pennsylvania State University. He is currently Refugee Coordinator at Catholic Charities in Portland, Maine.

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