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Madness and Civilization by Michel Foucault
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it was amazing
bookshelves: philosophy, politics, sociological

It's a bit drier and it lacks the really sharp style of Discipline and Punish, especially in the beginning, but his observations and analysis, coupled with his rigorous historical method are still just as nuanced. The interesting thing about this is that you can really see how his system of thought coalesces by the end of it and how he would go on to apply it to a broader social context.
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December 15, 2009 – Shelved
December 15, 2009 – Shelved as: philosophy
December 15, 2009 – Shelved as: politics
December 15, 2009 – Shelved as: sociological

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