Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Civilization - 282 pages
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In this classic account of madness, Michel Foucault shows once and for all why he is one of the most distinguished European philosophers since the end of World War II. Madness and Civilization,Foucault's first book and his finest accomplishment, will change the way in which you think about society. Evoking shock, pity and fascination, it might also make you question the way you think about yourself.
  

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Pascal: "Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness." (ix) If folly leads each man into a blindness where he is lost, the madman, on the contrary, reminds ... Read full review

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Makes mincemeat of logic, reason, sense and meaning as only a post-Modern Frenchman can. Most of this supposedly 'brilliant', 'revolutionary' work is errant nonsense, based on self-referential ... Read full review

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Contents

The Great Confinement
35
The Insane
61
Passion and Delirium
80
Aspects of Madness m
111
Doctors and Patients
151
The Great Fear
189
The New Division
210
The Birth of the Asylum
229
CONCLUSION
265
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Michel Foucault (1926-1984) Celebrated French thinker and activist who challenged people's assumptions about care of the mentally ill, gay rights, prisons, the police and welfare.

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