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Foucault In This Concise, Witty Critical Study, Merquior Examines Foucault S Work On Madness, Sexuality, And Power And Offers A Provocative Assessment Of Foucault As A Neo Anarchist Merquior Brings An Astonishing Breadth Of Scholarship To Bear On His Subject As He Explores Foucault Using Insights From A Range Of Fields Including Philosophy, Sociology, And History.


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    Foucault, c1985, Jose Guilherme Merquior 1941 1991 Foucault 1985 second edition 1991 is a book about the French intellectual Michel Foucault by the Brazilian critic and sociologist Jos Guilherme Merquior, in which the author provides a critical evaluation of Foucault, including works such as Madness and Civilization 1961 and The History of Sexuality 1976 Foucault received praise from several scholars, but has also been critic...


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    120714 now this is like what i expected written in foucault s era, just after his death so early work, lived assessment, caricatures in beginning have a hard time reading this without thinking of the other foucault, especially may perhaps would have been better to read this first, but then i might not have been interested in critical, in tone as much as content, wonder why the author wrote this he might be an analytic sort of phil, certainly not sympathetic with f s reasoning, f s sources, f s techniques this makes me wonder why i have no trouble reading of this, a lot of trouble reading wittgenstein f has provocative ideas, rather inexact histories, elaborate and extreme ideas of how institutions, practices, ways of thought, shift from one unconscious characterization of the real to the next but what exercises the author seems to be that f writes well and does not lay out his arguments, definitions, histories, in any sort of linear pattern, with any clear causal relationships he writes well, he seduces by rhetoric, he follows one vague overarching scheme archaeology , genealogy from one concern to the next even from the little read of his life, can see where merquior is mistaken, even from the little read describing f s selective tendency with history, get the sense me...


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    Merquior sums up most of his views on p 144 First, his history as, I daresay, has been abundantly demonstrated throughout this book is far from being always sound No doubt it often opens up new perspectives and has thereby heuristic virtues But its conceptual muddles and explanatory weaknesses and mark it is always an argumentative history, an histoire th se than outweigh its real contributions Foucault s historical evidence is too selective ...


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    follow Foucault and u get nihilism and delusional contempt for society


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    Excellent, this fontana modern masters book alongside the one by Steiner on Heidegger and Leech s review of Levi Strauss must be of the best in the series So concise yet unforgiving of Foucault s many flaws and pretenses.


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    A critical analysis of Foucaults weaknesses and irrelevance in academia