Historian or Philosopher?

  • Clare O’Farrell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Clare O’Farrell
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  3. Clare O’Farrell
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 131-188

About this book


A discussion of the writings of Michael Foucault, focusing particularly on "Histoire de la Folie" written at the beginning of his career and "What is Enlightenment?" written at the end. Foucault's work is examined as a reflection on the "limits" of history, society and culture.


Age of Enlightenment culture enlightenment history history of literature Inuit Michel Foucault philosophy society writing

Authors and affiliations

  • Clare O’Farrell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Education StudiesBrisbane College of Advanced EducationAustralia

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