Structuralism and Post-Structuralism: An Interview with Michel Foucault

  title={Structuralism and Post-Structuralism: An Interview with Michel Foucault},
  author={G{\'e}rard Raulet},
  pages={195 - 211}
RAULET: How should we begin? I have had two questions in mind. First, what is the origin of this global term, “post-structuralism”? FOUCAULT: First, none of the protagonists in the structuralist movement — and none of those who, willingly or otherwise, were dubbed structuralists — knew very clearly what it was all about. Certainly, those who were applying structural methods in very precise disciplines such as linguistics and comparative mythology knew what was structuralism, but as soon as one… 

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