Foucault - The Key Ideas : Foucault on philosophy, power, and the sociology of knowledge: a concise introduction Paperback / softback
by Paul Oliver
Part of the Teach Yourself Educational series
Foucault - The Key Ideas is a concise introduction to the life, works and ideas of this ground-breaking modern philosopher.
This book will not only guide you through the events of Foucault's life and help you to understand his most complex ideas with ease; it will also demonstrate the practical impact of those ideas on life today.
Covering everything from Foucault's views on the philosophy and sociology of knowledge to his analysis of power and institutions in society, this book offers a fascinating insight into the legacy of this revolutionary thinker.
NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of study skills. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: John Murray Press
- Publication Date: 25/06/2010
- Category: Western philosophy, from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9781444102239
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