Madness and Civilization

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Madness and Civilization

A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason

By Michel Foucault; Richard Howard

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679721109, 320pp.

Publication Date: November 28, 1988

Description

Perhaps the French philosopher's masterpiece, which is concerned with an extraordinary question: What does it mean to be mad?



Praise For Madness and Civilization

"Superb scholarship rendered with artistry" --The Nation