Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault Michel Foucault S Work Is One Of The Most Influential Sources Of Ideas In The Humanities And Social Sciences Today Clare O Farrell Offers A Comprehensive And Accessible Introduction To Foucault S Enormous, Diverse And Challenging Output Her Book Provides A Range Of Practical Tools And A Reference Work For Readers Who Wish To Understand And Apply His Ideas At Both Introductory And Advanced Levels This Volume Includes A Discussion Of Foucault S Situation In The Contemporary Context Exploring His Role As An Iconic Thinker, With Clear Explanations As To Why His Work Is So Difficult To Come To Grips With, And Also Importantly, Why It Is Of Interest To So Many People The Location Of Foucault S Work Within Its Own Historical, Social And Political Setting Brief Summaries In Chronological Order Of All Of Foucault S Major Works, Including The Recently Published Volumes Of Lectures The Organization Of Foucault S Work Around Five Distinct But Interrelated Series Of Assumptions Which Underpin His World View Namely Order, History, Truth, Power And Ethics Ideas For Which He Is Well Known, Such As Archaeology, Genealogy, Discourse, Discipline, Governmentality, The Subject And Others Are Defined And Discussed Within The Framework Of These Five Assumptions A Chronology Of Foucault S Life, Work And Times A Very Extensive List Of Key Concepts In Foucault S Work With Detailed References Pointing To Where The Relevant Material Can Be Found In His Writings A Wide Ranging List Of Resources And A Bibliography Of Foucault S Work For Easy Consultation. An extremely useful companion Few chapters seem to be looking at Foucault through perhaps too much of an analytical philosophy lens, but I can t say that it is necessarily awkward or too damaging The glossary and bibliography seems to be of great utility to Foucauldians and although it is beyond the reach of the book, it seems to work well with some of the other literature and debates published on the thinker The verdict is that this book is nice if it s not the first and last thing on by F An extremely useful companion Few chapters seem to be looking at Foucault through perhaps too much of an analytical philosophy lens, but I can t say that it is necessarily awkward or too damaging The glossary and bibliography seems to be of great utility to Foucauldians and although it is beyond the reach of the book, it s

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  • Paperback
  • 184 pages
  • Michel Foucault
  • Clare O'Farrell
  • English
  • 11 December 2018
  • 076196164X