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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This entry has no external links. Geoff Danaher – – Sage Publications. Merquior jod 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 sources and documents to shed new light on neglected areas of inquiry.

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Books by José Guilherme Merquior (Author of Foucault)

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Return to Book Page. University of Minnesota Press. He had a doctorate in sociology from the London School of Economicswhich was directed by Ernest Gellner.

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Jon Simons – – Routledge. Merquior notes, for example, that in Foucault’s first major book, Jjos and Civilizationhe argued that in Europe before the Enlightenment madness was relegated to the fringes of society but nonetheless seen as a type of divine wisdom engaged in dialogue with, and pointing out the foibles of, society.

Books by José Guilherme Merquior

This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thus in the end, far from counting by itself, as research or insight, his history stand or falls with his Weltanschauung – and therefore falls. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


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