Foucault's strategy: Knowledge, power, and the specificity of truth

Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 12 (4):371-395 (1987)
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This paper investigates the exemplarity of medicine in Foucault's analyses of knowledge generally. By tracing the development of his concept of power and its relation to knowledge, it offers an account of Foucault's unconventional philosophical project. Finally, it specifies Foucault's strategy for undermining processes of normalisation



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Mary C. Rawlinson
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