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Understanding Foucault

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Derided and disregarded by many of his contemporaries, Michel Foucault is now regarded as probably the most influential thinker of the twentieth century, his work is studied across the humanities and social sciences. Reading Foucault, however, can be a challenge, as can writing about him, but in Understanding Foucault, the authors offer an entertaining and informative intr ...more
Hardcover, 188 pages
Published March 4th 2002 by Motilal Banarsidass,India (first published June 22nd 2000)
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John Wilson
Feb 05, 2014 John Wilson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Foucault is such a long-winded and circuitous writer it is virtually impossible to understand him straight away. Hence the need for a book like this. Its short and comprehensive.
Pradiipa
Mar 06, 2012 Pradiipa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
A comprehensive introduction to Foucault's philosophy, especially useful for students.
Saad Lakhani
A great place to start Foucault
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