Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault

Born: October 15, 1926

Died: June 26, 1984

Nationality: French

Occupation: Historian

Biography: Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, social theorist and historian of ideas. He held a chair at the Collège de France with the title History of Systems of Thought, and lectured at both the University at Buffalo and the University of California, Berkeley.

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Source/Notes: Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason (2013 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307833105

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Source/Notes: Discipline & Punish (1977) as translated by Alan Sheridan, p. 30