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Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology: The Essential Works Of Foucault 1954-1984

Foucault, Michel

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ISBN 10: 1565843290 / ISBN 13: 9781565843295
Published by New Press, 1998
Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket Hardcover
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New York. 1998. New Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 39. 486 pages. hardcover. 1565843290. keywords: October 15. inventory # 25127. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology explores one of the lesser known aspects of Foucault's production. This volume surveys the philosopher's diverse but sustained address of the historical forms and interplay of passion, experience and truth. These selections, most of which have not previously appeared in English translation, are a testament to the extraordinary range of Foucault's insight. They include commentaries on the work of de Sade, Rousseau, Marx, Freud, Roussel, and Bouletz. They also include some of Foucault's most trenchant reflections o the historical constitution and the historical diagnostics of both the aesthetic and the critical imagination, providing unique insight into the development of Foucault's original and exemplary philosophical program. Bookseller Inventory # 25127

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Title: Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology: The ...

Publisher: New Press

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good In Dustjacket

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Few philosophers have had as strong an influence on the twentieth century as Michel Foucault. His work has affected the teaching of any number of disciplines and remains, twenty years after his death, critically important. This newly available edition is drawn from the complete collection of all of Foucault?s courses, articles, and interviews, and brings his most important work to a new generation of readers. Aesthetics, Method and Epistemology (edited by James D. Faubion) surveys Foucault?s diverse but sustained address of the historical forms and interplay of passion, experience, and truth.


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Michel Foucault (1926 1984) was one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. He held a chair in the history of systems of thought at the Collège de France and lectured at universities throughout the world. The New Press has published his books Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology; Ethics; Power; The Essential Foucault; and The Chomsky-Foucault Debate (with Noam Chomsky). Foucault?s other books include Madness and Civilization, Discipline and Punish, The Order of Things, and The History of Sexuality.

James D. Faubion is a professor of anthropology at Rice University. He is the author of The Shadows and Lights of Waco and Modern Greek Lessons and the editor of Michel Foucault?s Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology and Power, both available from The New Press

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