Psychiatric Power : Lectures at the College de France, 1973-1974, Paperback / softback Book

Psychiatric Power : Lectures at the College de France, 1973-1974 Paperback / softback

Edited by Arnold I. Davidson

Part of the Michel Foucault, Lectures at the College de France series


In this addition to the College 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 383 pages, XXIV, 383 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave USA
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  • Category: Phenomenology & Existentialism
  • ISBN: 9781403986511

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