On Foucault / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
This brief text assists students in understanding Foucault's philosophy and thinking so that they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the "Wadsworth Philosophers Series," (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON FOUCAULT is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher better enabling students to engage in the reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.
Table of Contents
1. Truth, Power, Self. Major Works. 2. Epistemology. 3. The Politics of Power. 4. The Withering Away of the Subject. 5. Care of the Self. Bibliography.