Michel Foucault Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics

ISBN-10: 0226163121
ISBN-13: 9780226163123
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List price: $27.50
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This book, which Foucault himself has judged accurate, is the first to provide a sustained, coherent analysis of Foucault's work as a whole. To demonstrate the sense in which Foucault's work is beyond structuralism and hermeneutics, the authors unfold a careful, analytical exposition of his oeuvre. They argue that during the of Foucault's work became a sustained and largely successful effort to develop a new method--"interpretative analytics"--capable fo explaining both the logic of structuralism's claim to be an objective science and the apparent validity of the hermeneutical counterclaim that the human sciences can proceed only by understanding the deepest meaning of the subject and his tradition. "There are many new secondary sources [on Foucault]. None surpass the book by Hubert Dreyfus and Paul Rabinow. . . . The American paperback edition contains Foucault's 'On the Genealogy of Ethics,' a lucid interview that is now our best source for seeing how he construed the whole project of the history of sexuality."--David Hoy, London Review of Books

Michel Foucault was born on October 15, 1926, in Poitiers, France, and was educated at the Sorbonne, in Paris. He taught at colleges all across Europe, including the Universities of Lill, Uppsala, Hamburg, and Warsaw, before returning to France. There he taught at the University of Paris and the College of France, where he served as the chairman of History of Systems of Thought until his death. Regarded as one of the great French thinkers of the twentieth century, Foucault's interest was in the human sciences, areas such as psychiatry, language, literature, and intellectual history. He made significant contributions not just to the fields themselves, but to the way these areas are studied, and is particularly known for his work on the development of twentieth-century attitudes toward knowledge, sexuality, illness, and madness. Foucault's initial study of these subjects used an archaeological method, which involved sifting through seemingly unrelated scholarly minutia of a certain time period in order to reconstruct, analyze, and classify the age according to the types of knowledge that were possible during that time. This approach was used in Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason, for which Foucault received a medal from France's Center of Scientific Research in 1961, The Birth of the Clinic, The Order of Things, and The Archaeology of Knowledge. Foucault also wrote Discipline and Punishment: The Birth of the Prison, a study of the ways that society's views of crime and punishment have developed, and The History of Sexuality, which was intended to be a six-volume series. Before he could begin the final two volumes, however, Foucault died of a neurological disorder in 1984.

Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
The Illusion of Autonomous Discourse
Practices and Discourse in Foucault's Early Writings
The History of Madness
The Archaeology of Medicine
The Archaeology of the Human Sciences
The Rise of Representation in the Classical Age
Man and His Doubles: The Analytic of Finitude
The Empirical and the Transcendental
The Cogito and the Unthought
The Retreat and Return of the Origin
Conclusion to the Doubles
Towards a Theory of Discursive Practice
A Phenomenology to End All Phenomenologies
Beyond Structuralism: From Conditions of Possibility to Conditions of Existence
The Analysis of Discursive Formations
Objects
Enunciative Modalities
The Formation of Concepts
The Formation of Strategies
Historical Transformation: Disorder as a Type of Order
Discursive Strategies and the Social Background
The Methodological Failure of Archaeology
Explanatory Power
Beyond Seriousness and Meaning
Conclusion: Double Trouble
The Genealogy of the Modern Individual: The Interpretive Analytics of Power, Truth, and the Body
Interpretive Analytics
Genealogy
History of the Present and Interpretive Analytics
From the Repressive Hypothesis to Bio-Power
The Repressive HypothesisBio-Power
The Genealogy of the Modern Individual as Object
Three Figures of Punishment
Sovereign Torture
Humanist Reform
Normalizing Detention
Disciplinary Technology
The Objectifying Social Sciences
The Genealogy of the Modern Individual as Subject
Sex and Bio-Power
Confessional Technology
The Subjectifying Social Sciences
Power and Truth
Power
Meticulous Rituals of Power
Paradigms and Practices
Power and Truth
Conclusion
Questions
Truth
Resistance
Power
Afterword
The Subject and Power
Why Study Power: The Question of the Subject
How Is Power Exercised?
Afterword (1983)
On the Genealogy of Ethics: An Overview of Work in Progress
History of the Project
Why the Ancient World Was Not a Golden Age, but What We Can Learn from It Anyway
The Structure of Genealogical Interpretation
From the Classical Self to the Modern Subject
Foucault's Interpretive Analytic of Ethics
Methodological Refinements
Interpretive Diagnosis
Genealogy
Archeology
Norms, Reasons, and Bio-Power
Beyond Foucault
Index

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