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Madness and Civilization by Michel Foucault
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I read this before MF's lectures were published. Madness is an historical construction and MF is using it to illustrate the "epistemic shift" that occurs in the 16th and 17th centuries I enjoyed reading Psychiatric Power. I think the lectures give the reader similar content but in a more accessible form. I'm sure I have noted this before
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December 8, 2011 – Shelved
December 8, 2011 – Shelved as: 20th-century

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