Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

  title={Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison},
  author={R. D'amico},
  pages={169 - 183}
This writer who has warned us of the “ideological” function of both the oeuvre and the author as unquestioned forms of discursive organization has gone quite far in constituting for both these “fictitious unities” the name (with all the problems of such a designation) Michel Foucault. One text under review, La Volonté de Savoir, is the methodological introduction of a projected five-volume history of sexuality. It will apparently circle back over that material which seems to have a special… 

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Between Philosophy and Science: Marxism as Critique

  • Theory and Practice, trans. John Viertel
  • 1973