Lectures on the Will to Know: 1970-1971 and Oedipal Knowledge (Hardcover)

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By M. Foucault, Graham Burchell (Translator), A. Davidson (Editor)


In the first of his annual series of lectures at the Coll ge de France, Foucault develops a vigorous Nietzschean history of the will to know through an analysis of changing procedures of truth, legal forms, and class struggles in ancient Greece.

About the Author

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.

Praise For…

"Foucault is quite central to our sense of where we are." - The Nation

"Ideas spark off nearly every page . . . The words may have been spoken in [the 1970s], but they seem as alive and relevant as if they had been written yesterday." - Bookforum

Product Details
ISBN: 9781403986566
ISBN-10: 1403986568
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 9th, 2013
Pages: 293
Language: English
Series: Lectures at the College de France