Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1973-1974
ISBN: 1403986517
EAN13: 9781403986511
Language: English
Pages: 383
Edition: 2008
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
In this addition to the College de France Lecture Series Michel Foucault explores the birth of psychiatry, examining Western society's division of 'mad' and 'sane' and how medicine and law influenced these attitudes. This seminal new work by a leading thinker of the modern age opens new vistas within historical and philosophical study.