Madness and Civilization

A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason

By Michel Foucault
(Vintage, Paperback, 9780679721109, 320pp.)

Publication Date: November 28, 1988

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

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"Superb scholarship rendered with artistry" --The Nation

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