Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1973-1974

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Springer, Apr 4, 2006 - Social Science - 383 pages
In this new addition to the Collège de France Lecture Series Michel Foucault explores the birth of psychiatry, examining Western society's division of 'mad' and 'sane' and how medicine and law influenced these attitudes. This seminal new work by a leading thinker of the modern age opens new vistas within historical and philosophical study.
 

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Contents

one 7 November 1973
1
two 14 November 1973
19
three 21 November 1973
38
four 28 November 1973
63
five 5 December
92
six 12 December
123
seven 19 December 1973
143
eight 9 January 1974
172
ten 23 January 1974
232
eleven 30 January 1974
265
twelve 6 February 1974
297
Course Summary
334
Course Context
349
Index of Names
368
Index of Notions
376
Index of Places
383

nine 16 January 1974
201

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Author Michel Foucault: Michel Foucault, acknowledged as the pre-eminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines.

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