Madness: The Invention Of An Idea (Harper Perennial Modern Thought)

Madness: The Invention Of An Idea (Harper Perennial Modern Thought)

  • Publish Date: 2011-01-04
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Michel Foucault
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Michel Foucaults first exploration of insanity as a social constructand his debut work of criticism, published nearly a decade before Madness and CivilizationMadness offers an invaluable lens through which to observe the seminal social critics philosophical evolution. Previously published as Mental Illness and Psychology, this exciting and accessible new edition offers unique insight into both Foucaults early engagement with the psychoanalytic tradition and his critical break from Freud, giving readers a crucial look at the thinking that prefigured The History of Sexuality, The Archeology of Knowledge, and more.

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