The Order of Things

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Routledge, Aug 18, 2005 - Social Science - 448 pages
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Possibly one of the most significant, yet most overlooked, works of the twentieth century, it was The Order of Things that established Foucault's reputation as an intellectual giant.
  

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Review: The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences

User Review  - Hawkins - Goodreads

I remember being very excited about this book when I was in college the first time reading it on my own. This time not so much. I found the chapter on representation to be of interest to my ... Read full review

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User Review  - Neil Turner - Goodreads

This is one of his best books. I spent four years reading nothing but Foucault. He is a difficult read and his ideas are unconventional. It sometimes takes several readings in order to understand his concept. Read full review

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Michel Foucault (1926-84). Celebrated French thinker and activist who challenged people's assumptions about care of the mentally ill, gay rights, prisons, the police and welfare.

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