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The will to knowledge

Michel Foucault (author)

The will to knowledge

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Title
The will to knowledge
Author
Michel Foucault
Language
English
Original language
French
Original title
La volonté de savoir
Publisher
London: Penguin, 2015?
168 p.
ISBN
9780140268683 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
157.3 (SISO) Filosofen (ZIZO)
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About Michel Foucault

Paul-Michel Foucault (UK: , US: ; French: [pɔl miʃɛl fuko]; 15 October 1926 – 25 June 1984) was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, writer, political activist, and literary critic. Foucault's theories primarily address the relationship between power and knowledge, and how they are used as a form of social control through societal institutions. Though often cited as a structuralist and postmodernist, Foucault rejected these labels. His thought has influenced academics, especially those working in communication studies, anthropology, psychology, sociology, criminology, cultural studies, literary theory, feminism, Marxism and critical theory.

Born in Poitiers, France, into an upper-middle-class family, Foucault was educated at the Lycée Henri-IV, at the École Norm…Read more on Wikipedia