Foucault

Historian or Philosopher?

  • Clare O’Farrell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Clare O’Farrell
    Pages 1-19
  3. Clare O’Farrell
    Pages 20-43
  4. Clare O’Farrell
    Pages 44-64
  5. Clare O’Farrell
    Pages 65-90
  6. Clare O’Farrell
    Pages 91-112
  7. Clare O’Farrell
    Pages 113-130
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 131-188

About this book

Introduction

A discussion of the writings of Michael Foucault, focusing particularly on "Histoire de la Folie" written at the beginning of his career and "What is Enlightenment?" written at the end. Foucault's work is examined as a reflection on the "limits" of history, society and culture.

Keywords

Age of Enlightenment culture enlightenment history history of literature Inuit Michel Foucault philosophy society writing

Authors and affiliations

  • Clare O’Farrell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Education StudiesBrisbane College of Advanced EducationAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-13106-8
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-58664-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-13106-8
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