Foucault for beginners

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Icon, Jun 9, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 175 pages
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When Foucault died in 1984, his work was described as 'the most important event of thought in our century'. As a philosopher, historian and political activist he has been tremendously influential, but is the acclaim justified?

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User Review  - chaosmogony - LibraryThing

Meh. Interesting approach with the cartoons and graphic-novel storytelling style, but I feel like a lot of the real ideas were watered-down and glossed over, rather than using the medium to its ... Read full review

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User Review  - alwright1 - LibraryThing

This does offer a kind of biography and explanation of Foucault's ideas over his life, but the scorn shown by the authors for the subject, or I guess I should say object, make it a less than ideal ... Read full review


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