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Author Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.

Uniform Title Archéologie du savoir. English
Title The archaeology of knowledge ; and, The discourse on language / Michael Foucault ; translated from the French by A.M. Sheridan Smith.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, ©1972.


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Description 245 pages ; 25 cm.
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Series World of man
World of man (London, England)
Note Translation of L'archéologie du savoir.
Includes the author's Orders of discourse, translation of L'ordre du discours.
Contents Introduction. The Discursive Regularities. The unities of discourse -- Discursive formations -- The formation of objects -- The formation of enunciative modalities -- The formation of concepts -- The formation of strategies -- Remarks and consequences -- The Statement and the Archive. Defining the statement -- The enunciative function -- The description of statements -- Rarity, exteriority, accumulation -- The historical a priori and the archive -- Archaeological Description. Archaeology and the history of ideas -- The original and the regular -- Contradictions -- The comparative facts -- Change and transformations -- Science and knowledge -- Conclusion -- Appendix: The discourse on language.
Summary "Madness, sexuality, power, knowledge--are these facts of life or simply parts of speech? In a series of works of astonishing brilliance, historian Michel Foucault has excavated the hidden assumptions that govern the way we live and the way we think. The Archaeology of Knowledge begins at the level of 'things said' and moves quickly to illuminate the connections between knowledge, language, and action in a style at once profound and personal. A summing up of Foucault's own methodological assumptions, this book is also a first step toward a genealogy of the way we live now. Challenging, at times infuriating, it is an absolutely indispensable guide to one of the most innovative thinkers now writing"--Jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language Translation of L'archéologie du savoir.
Subject Learning and scholarship.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
Power (Social sciences)
Discourse analysis.
Discourse analysis. (OCoLC)fst00894932
Knowledge, Sociology of. (OCoLC)fst00988190
Learning and scholarship. (OCoLC)fst00994857
Power (Social sciences) (OCoLC)fst01074219
Added Author Sheridan, Alan.
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984. Ordre du discours. English.
Added Title Discourse on language
ISBN 0394471180

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