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Michel Foucault, Lectures at the Collège de France
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Psychiatric Power

Lectures at the Collège de France, 1973-1974

Authors: Foucault, M.

Editors: Davidson, A. (Ed.)

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In this addition to the Collège de France Lecture Series Michel Foucault explores the birth of psychiatry, examining Western society's division of 'mad' and 'sane' and how medicine and law influenced these attitudes. This seminal new work by a leading thinker of the modern age opens new vistas within historical and philosophical study.

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Author Michel Foucault: Michel Foucault, acknowledged as the pre-eminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Psychiatric Power
Book Subtitle
Lectures at the Collège de France, 1973-1974
Authors
Editors
  • A. Davidson
Translated by
Burchell, G.
Series Title
Michel Foucault, Lectures at the Collège de France
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4039-8651-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 383
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