Foucault and Marxism: rewriting the theory of historical materialism

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This article explores the relationship of Foucault to Marxism. Although he was often critical of Marxism, Foucault’s own approach bears striking parallels to Marxism, as a form of method, as an account of history, and as an analysis of social structure. Like Marxism, Foucault represents social practices as transitory and all knowledge and intellectual… (More)

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@inproceedings{Olssen2005FoucaultAM, title={Foucault and Marxism: rewriting the theory of historical materialism}, author={Mark Olssen}, year={2005} }