Gutting, Gary. Foucault: a very short introduction / Gary Gutting. p. cm.—(A very short introduction). Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Foucault. Foucault has ratings and 68 reviews. Ahmad said: Foucault: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #), Gary GuttingPaul-Michel Foucau. Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. Ideally suited for the Very Short Introductions series, Gary Gutting.
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Foucault: A Very Short Introduction
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More than a half-century after it burst upon the intellectual scene – with roots that extend to the midth century – Existentialism’s quest to answer these most fundamental questions of individual responsibility, morality, and personal freedom, life has continued to exert a profound attraction.
Apr 23, Aisha rated it really liked it Shelves: PaperbackVery Short Introductionspages.
He discusses the ideas and approaches of philosophers such as Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Habermas, Foucault, and Derrida, and introduces key concepts such as existentialism, nihilism, and phenomenology by explaining their place in the Continental tradition. Earth Sciences and Geography. That being garh, this book covers Foucault’s writings clearly and succinctly. In sum, as I hope I have shown, it certainly works as a good sounding stone to test if you are ready for these ideas or not.
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Jul 17, Erika rated it really liked it. Very Short Introductions online. He conceives this history as having three main aspects: Ideally suited for the Very Short Introductions series, Gary Gutting presents a comprehensive but non-systematic treatment of some highlights of Foucault’s life and thought.
The introduction is in a personal and developmental fasion. I imagine the actual book much better.
Lists with This Book. Fleming – – Nursing Inquiry 15 4: Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? I saw my own thinking on the tension between history and truth, which is being gradually relieved by contemplating on self. Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. This is a helpful intro to Foucault’s thought. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Perhaps understandably, I was reluctant to pick up another title, but reading that Gutting’s is one of the best in the series and desiring a decent understanding of Foucault, I gave them another try.
Very good Would introducfion recommend this audiobook to a friend? In some arguments, I read a bit of expectation of political usefulness of some philosophical ideas, which I suspect is not from Foucault. From aesthetics to the penal system, and from madness and civilization to avant-garde literature, Foucault was happy to reject old models of thinking and replace them with fresh versions that are still being debated today.
There are sort discussion topics on this book yet. References and further reading. Oxford University Press Nothing that wikipedia can’t help you out on though. The great thing about this VSI is that it offers a systematic, limpid cover of I think all his main areas.
The author does outstanding to engage with the reader. I was pleasantly surprised with the depth and coverage of wide aspects of Foucault.