A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason

Overview: Michel Foucault examines the archeology of madness in the West from 1500 to 1800 – from the late Middle Ages, when insanity was still considered part of everyday life and fools and lunatics walked the streets freely, to the time when such …

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Book Description: Michel Foucault examines the archeology of madness in the West from 1500 to 1800 – from the late Middle Ages, when insanity was still considered part of everyday life and fools and lunatics walked the streets freely, to the time when such people began to be considered a threat, asylums were first built, and walls were erected between the “insane” and the rest of humanity.

Book Details

  • Madness and Civilization by Michel Foucault
  • Title: Madness and Civilization
  • Subtitle:A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
  • Authors: Michel Foucault
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Published Date: 2013-01-30
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  • Category: Philosophy, History, Psychology
  • Ratings Count: 8
  • Average rating: 4

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