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  • The Birth of Biopoliticsby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 26.00

    Foucault continues on the theme of his 1978 course by focusing on the study of liberal and neo-liberal forms of government and concentrating in particular on two forms of neo-liberalism: German post-war liberalism and the liberalism of the Chicago School. more...

  • Security, Territory, Populationby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 26.00

    This book derives from Foucault's lectures at the College de France between January and April 1978, which can be seen as a radical turning point in his thought. Focusing on 'bio-power', he studies the foundations of this new technology of power over population and explores the technologies of security and the history of 'governmentality'. more...

  • History of Madnessby Michel Foucault

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    When it was first published in France in 1961 as Folie et Déraison: Histoire de la Folie à l'âge Classique , few had heard of a thirty-four year old philosopher by the name of Michel Foucault. By the time an abridged English edition was published in 1967 as Madness and Civilization , Michel Foucault had shaken the intellectual world. This translation... more...

  • The History of Sexuality, Vol. 3by Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    "The Care of the Self shares with the writings on which it draws the characteristic of being carefully constructed, exquisitely reasoned and internally cogent." -- The New York Times Book Review "Foucault is a thinker from whose writing one can infer lessons for our modern lives and dilemmas."-- Boston Globe more...

  • The History of Sexuality, Vol. 2by Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    In this sequel to The History of Sexuality, Volume I: An Introduction, the brilliantly original French thinker who died in 1984 gives an analysis of how the ancient Greeks perceived sexuality. Throughout The Uses of Pleasure Foucault analyzes an irresistible array of ancient Greek texts on eroticism as he tries to answer basic questions: How in the... more...

  • The History of Sexualityby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    The author turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history. more...

  • Discipline & Punishby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul. more...

  • The Order of Thingsby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    In the work that established him as the most important French thinker since Sartre, Michel Foucault offers startling evidence that "man"?man as a subject of scientific knowledge?is at best a recent invention, the result of a fundamental mutation in our culture. With vast erudition, Foucault cuts across disciplines and reaches back into seventeenth... more...

  • The Archaeology of Knowledgeby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    Madness, sexuality, power, knowledge?are these facts of life or simply parts of speech? In a series of works of astonishing brilliance, historian Michel Foucault excavated the hidden assumptions that govern the way we live and the way we think. The Archaeology of Knowledge begins at the level of "things aid" and moves quickly to illuminate the connections... more...

  • The Birth of the Clinicby Michel Foucault

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 21.95

    In this remarkable book Michel Foucault, one of the most influential thinkers of recent times, calls us to look critically at specific historical events in order to uncover new layers of significance. In doing so, he challenges our assumptions not only about history, but also about the nature of language and reason, even of truth. The scope of such... more...