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Foucault and Post Modernism

O'Farrell, Clare D. (2006) Foucault and Post Modernism. The Sydney Papers, 18(3-4), pp. 182-194.

Abstract

The French philosopher Michel Foucault (1926-1984) is one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. This talk will situate his work in the context of recent media debates on postmodernism and give an account of his work, life and times and the critical reception of his work. Particular reference will be made to his controversial discussions on truth and power.

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ID Code: 7131
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: This paper was originally delivered at The Sydney Institute in August 2006.
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Keywords: Foucault, Postmodernism, Social Theory, Truth, Power
ISSN: 1035-7068
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Cultural Theory (200204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SPECIFIC FIELDS (220200) > History of Ideas (220209)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > PHILOSOPHY (220300) > Social Philosophy (220319)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Sydney Institute
Copyright Statement: : Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher : This journal is available online.
Deposited On: 24 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:39

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