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Genealogy, From Nietzsche to Foucault Tracing the History of the Present

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ISBN-10: 3836478021

ISBN-13: 9783836478021

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mary Shoemaker

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Since the nineteenth century we live subject to ever-quickening social change. To deal with this challenge, Friedrich Nietzsche recommended employing purposeful historical analyses that could explain the present and control the future. Building on Nietzsche's example, Michel Foucault in the twentieth century developed his own way of presenting the past in order to seve the living present. Foucault's analyses were intended to be genealogies, that is, family trees of our major social and political institutions, like churches, schools, hospitals, and prisons. The focus of this study is Foucault's most successful and illuminating genealogy, DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH: THE BIRTH OF THE PRISON. In it…    
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List price: $76.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: .AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.29" tall
Weight: 0.462