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Author Schirato, Tony.

Title Understanding Foucault : a critical introduction / Tony Schirato, Geoff Danaher, Jen Webb
Edition Second edition
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2012


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 MELB  194 Sch/Ufa 2012  DUE 28-10-19
Description xxviii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Questions of method -- Power and knowledge -- Governmentality -- Liberalism and neo-liberalism -- Subjectivity and technologies of the self -- Critique and ethics
Summary "Michel Foucault is now regarded as one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. He is known for his sensibility of critique and his commitment to movements for social change. His analysis of the ways our notions of truth, meaning, knowledge and reason are shaped by historical forces continues to influence thinkers around the world. Understanding Foucault offers a comprehensive introduction to Foucault's work. The authors examine Foucault's thinking in the context of philosophies he engaged with during his career, and the events he participated in ... ."--Back cover
Analysis Australian
Notes Previous ed.: 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index
Notes Copyright ℗♭ Tony Schirato, Geoff Danaher and Jen Webb 2012
Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Philosophers -- France -- 20th century.
Philosophers -- France -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Philosophy, French -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Author Danaher, Geoff.
Webb, Jen.
ISBN 9781742370422