Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison (Google eBook)
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.
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In order to understand Foucault's philosophy and this critical study of social institutions I found myself compelled to read an overview on Kant and Nietzsche. This groundbreaking book changes the way ... Read full review
Review: Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the PrisonUser Review - Goodreads
Every time I read Foucault, I leave asking myself "What am I supposed to do with this?" My main issue is that I feel everything Foucault comes up with is ridiculously obvious. Of course power is the ...
2 The means of correct training
1 Complete and austere institutions
2 Illegalities and delinquency
3 The carceral
1 Docile bodies