This essay surveys and assesses J. G. Merquior’s principal English‐language contributions to liberal social and political theory. The greatest. Foucault has 44 ratings and 5 reviews. Ahmad said: Foucault, c, Jose Guilherme Merquior ( – )Foucault (; second edition ) is a b. José Guilherme Merquior has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. José Guilherme Merquior’s most popular book is Foucault.

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Yuri SS rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Merquior sums-up most of his views on p. Lists with This Book.

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Foucault’s historical evidence is too selective and distorted, his interpretations too sweeping and too biased. Mohammad rated it liked it Apr 14, December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Mark Poster – – Critical Review 3 1: Encompassing all of Foucault’s published work, this book provides an array of secondary literature about Foucault including his philosophical history, his debts to other thinkers, and his complex relationship to French structuralism.

Discourse, Power, and the Subject. A second edition was published in In one the bulk was criticism per se ; in the other the emphasis was the history of ideasor more specific investigations like the highly esteemed study of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Max Weber.


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Machala Machala rated it liked it Sep 01, University of Minnesota Press. Colin Koopman – – Philosophy and Social Criticism 36 5: Foucault was first published by Fontana Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsin Science Logic and Mathematics.

Ali rated it it was amazing May 20, This page was ojs edited on 8 Decemberat But its conceptual muddles and explanatory weaknesses and mark: To ask other readers questions about Foucaultplease sign up. Geoff Danaher – – Sage Publications. Discussing The History of SexualityMerquior writes that Foucault’s views about guuilherme repression are preferable to those of Wilhelm ReichHerbert Marcuseand their followers, in that they have “the advantage of descriptive, if not explanatory, realism”, and that Foucault is supported by “the latest historiographic research on bourgeois sex”.

Merquior does offer other scattered praise for Foucault’s work, describing his early efforts at literary criticism as “brilliant” and “insightful”, and applauding his use of obscure historical mequior and documents to shed new light on neglected areas of inquiry.


University of California Press He published books written directly in French, English, Italian, and his nos Portuguese. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jaime rated it it was amazing Feb 19, In conclusion, he suggests that Foucault’s widespread influence in the academic humanities is attributable less to the quality of Foucault’s work and more to his fashionable quasi- Marxist habit of ” bourgeoisie -bashing”.

Find it on Scholar. Foucault, Education, the Self and Modernity. Foucault received praise from several scholars.

McHoul – – University of Otago Press. Foucault received praise from several scholars, but has also been criticized.