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Gutting, Gary. Foucault: a very short introduction / Gary Gutting. p. cm.—(A very short introduction). Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Foucault. Foucault has ratings and 68 reviews. Ahmad said: Foucault: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #), Gary GuttingPaul-Michel Foucau. Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. Ideally suited for the Very Short Introductions series, Gary Gutting.

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Michel Foucault in Continental Philosophy. Foucault occasionally noted how the objects of such power structures could themselves internalize the norms whereby they were controlled and so become monitors of their own behavior. Jul 17, Erika rated it really liked it. Discourse, Power, and the Subject. But I almost stopped reading when the author cited John Rawls as someone who offered foucalut to the problems Foucault was expounding on.

Foucault: A Very Short Introduction – Gary Gutting – Oxford University Press

This companion is the first collection of essays to do justice to the extraordinary richness and diversity of Hegel’s philosophy. He treats artists, intellectuals, critics, and social scientists ‘as if they were all members of a loosely constituted and quarrelsome political party’ – a party which includes such members as Cindy Sherman, Salman Rushdie, Jacques Derrida, Walter Abish, and Richard Rorty – creating a vastly entertaining framework in which to unravel the mysteries of the ‘postmodern condition’, from the politicizing of museum culture to the cult of the politically correct.

Books by Gary Gutting. Are We Beneficiaries or Intestate Heirs? This book is what you make of it. A major influence on Queer Theory and gender studies he was openly gay and died of an AIDS-related illness inhe also wrote on architecture, history, law, medicine, literature, politics, and of course philosophy.

Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books. It is light on the theory, but gives you some excellent jumping off places if you would like to begin to go down that rabbit hole.

Though often cited as a post-structuralist and postmodernist, Foucault rejected Foucault: The author does outstanding to engage with the reader. A Very Short Introduction J. With this exciting and historically rich six-lecture course, experience for yourself the drama of this dynamic year in medieval history, centered on the landmark Norman Conquest. Stephen Eric Bronner Narrated by: Foucault and Classical Antiquity: Activist groups have also found his theories compelling. At any rate, this book is very good, brief, but balanced — and an excellent and clear introduction to the work of a very difficult writer.

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Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. Oct 31, Blake rated it really liked it Shelves: Such wide subjects as modern medicine, the prison system, schooling, madness and asylums, attitudes towards sex, and many others, all coming together into a single system of thought should be sufficient to get anyone excited enough to embark on such a difficult intoduction.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Intoduction really defies the point of this series. Wolfgang Detel – – Cambridge University Press.

Here, Gary Gutting presents a comprehensive but non-systematic treatment of some highlights of Foucault’s life and thought. It is not that he denies the reality or even the supreme ethical importance of the individual consciousness.

Foucault: A Very Short Introduction

Very Short Introductions online. The Logical Must Penelope Maddy. A Companion to Hegel By: Today, Foucault’s general direction seems to be in line with the neoliberalism which he would probably have fought against – neoliberalism too relieves us of the “terror” of fixed identities, in fact, of fixed anything. Ideally suited for the Very Short Introductions series, Gary Gutting presents a comprehensive but non-systematic treatment of some highlights of Foucault’s life and thought.

Ancient sex End Matter References and further reading Index. From aesthetics to the penal system; from madness and civilisation to avant-garde literature, Foucault was happy to reject old models of thinking and replace them with versions that are still widely debated today. One thing I was not able to establish from this excellent VSI was the order in which I should approach Foucault – is there foucauot good starting point gtuting gives a better understanding of the rest? Apr 19, Jamille rated it really liked it Shelves: Michel Foucault – – Picador.

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It was written by Friedrich Nietzsche between and Halperin – – Oxford University Press. Human Rights and Immigration.

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Apr 23, Aisha rated it really liked it Shelves: I was pleasantly surprised with the depth and coverage of wide aspects of Foucault. Medical and Healthcare Law. He conceives this history as having three main aspects: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Narrated by: Perhaps we could soon say that people living with the terror of not having a fixed identity are the new marginalised.

It did very briefly mention, however, that Foucault is obscure and difficult to read, which is upsetting because the ideas in this introduction were presented so lucidly and accessibly.

A good way to know Foucault way of thinking A good way to know what else to read from his work. Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources vert your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

After painting Hegel’s life and times in broad strokes, Peter Singer goes on to tackle vary of the more challenging aspects of Hegel’s philosophy. I’m currently a student in what might be called the analytic tradition and so, beyond overhearing a few things from friends in other humanities classes, I knew near-zilch about him and kind of harboured a pre-emptive suspicion about anything he might have to say.

One criticism is that the author was a bit presumptive when it came to using the specific terminology of the subject.

A major influence on Queer Theory and gender studies he was openly gay and died of an AIDS-related illness inhe also wrote on architecture, history, law, medicine, literature, politics and of course philosophy, and even managed a best-seller in France on a book dedicated to the history of systems of thought. A Foucaultian genealogy, then, is a historical causal explanation that is material, multiple, and corporeal.