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Foucault"s monsters and the challenge of law

Andrew N. Sharpe

Foucault"s monsters and the challenge of law

by Andrew N. Sharpe

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984,
  • Law -- Philosophy,
  • Monsters -- Social aspects,
  • Abnormalities, Human -- Social aspects,
  • Conjoined twins -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Transsexuals -- Legal status, laws, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew N. Sharpe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK230.F682 S52 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23697861M
    ISBN 109780415430319
    LC Control Number2009037168

    Foucault and critique: Kant, humanism and the human sciences Mark Olssen University of Surrey. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, September A critique is not a matter of saying that things are not right as they are. Foucault's understanding of law. The first is developed by Hunt and Wickham in their book Foucault and the Law' and is shared by Peter Fitzpatrick. They * Many thanks go to Costas Douzinas, GuntherTeubner, Kenneth Campbell, John Gardner and Adam Tpmkins for t their instructive comments on an earlier draft of this paper.

    The book concludes with an exploration of the sociology of governance as applied to law, drawing on the work of Durkheim and Weber as well as on Foucault's own material. About the Author Professor Alan Hunt holds Chairs in Law and in Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa and has published extensively on the critical legal studies movement/5(2).   Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times. This produces a map indicating the geographical point from which all the powers of the earth can be controlled—a point located in Paris, France, at Foucault’s Pendulum/5().

    Foucault may refer to. Foucault (surname) Léon Foucault (–), French physicist. Three notable objects were named after him: Foucault (crater), a small lunar impact crater Foucault, an asteroid; Foucault pendulum; Michel Foucault (–), French philosopher. Foucault (Deleuze book) (), a book about the French philosopher by Gilles Deleuze.   Foucault’s ‘Discipline and Punish’ and the Essence of Law Law, from my previous perspective, was simply a sort of societal promise that the people must follow and a method to protect the people from any harm. However, my point of view on law has changed after I read Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish which is in the reading list.


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Book Description. In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard’s ‘scapegoat’ and Zygmunt Bauman’s ‘stranger’, Foucault’s Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of ‘the monster’ offers greater analytical precision and explanatory power in relation to understanding the processes whereby.

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Subjects the abnormal individual -- An English legal history of monsters -- Changing sex: the problem of transsexuality -- Sharing bodies: the problem. In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard’s ‘scapegoat’ and Zygmunt Bauman’s ‘stranger’, Foucault’s Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of ‘the monster’ offers greater analytical precision and explanatory power in relation to understanding the processes whereby outsiders are constituted.

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Publisher Synopsis "One of the rites of passage for all legal and socio-legal scholars is to give at least some consideration to the fundamental norms of modern liberal. In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard's 'scapegoat' and Zygmunt Bauman's 'stranger', Foucault's Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of 'the monster' offers greater analytical precision and explanatory power in relation to understanding the processes whereby outsiders are constituted.

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In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard s scapegoat and Zygmunt Bauman s stranger, Foucault s Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of the monster offers greater analytical precision and explanatory power in relation to understanding the processes whereby outsiders are : Gebundenes Buch.

Foucault’s Monsters, the Abnormal Individual and the Challenge of English Law ANDREW N. SHARPE Introduction This article considers the challenge that an English legal history of the category monster poses for Foucault’s genealogy of the abnor-mal individual. While the idea of the monster is not confined to lawCited by: 4.

The book draws on Michel Foucault's theoretical and historical treatment of the category of the monster, in which the monster is regarded as the effect of a double breach: of law and nature.

For Foucault, the monster does not simply refer to a particular kind of morphological or psychological irregularity; for the body or psyche in question. Michel Foucault has books on Goodreads with ratings. Michel Foucault’s most popular book is Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison.

When he died inMichel Foucault was regarded as one of the most profoundly influential philosophers of his day. Although the law itself never formed a central focus for Foucault, many of the principal themes in his writings are concerned with issues of governance and power that are of direct relevance to the study of law.

And yet, until now, Foucault's work has attracted only 5/5(1). Foucault's Monsters, the Abnormal Individual and the Challenge of English Law Article in Journal of Historical Sociology 20(3) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Michel Foucault's writings challenge dominant approaches to the analysis of law.2 For Foucault, law is neither a condition for the liberation of the individual, nor is it solely the result of class domination.

Law cannot be adequately comprehended from the standpoints of subjects of action. Michel Foucault Biography - Michel Foucault (Octo J ) was a French philosopher who held a chair at the College de France, which he gave the title The History of Systems of Thought.

His writings have had an enormous impact on other scholarly work: Foucault's influence extends across the humanities and social sciences, and across many.

In the writing of Michel Foucault, the author function is the author as a function of discourse. The term was developed by Michel Foucault in his essay "What Is an Author?" where he discusses whether a text requires or is assigned an author.

Foucault posits that the legal system was central in the rise of the author, as an author was needed (in order to be punished) for Books: Mental Illness and Psychology ().

See Andrew Sharpe, Foucaults Monsters and the Challenge of the Law (New York: Routledge, ) Google Scholar See also Michel Foucault, Abnormal: Lectures at the College de France, – (New York: Picador, ).Cited by: 1. Peakland Pickings: Stories and Characters of the Peak District by Sharpe, Neville T.

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In Foucault’s Les Mots et les choses (The Order of Things), he notes a passage in Borges that, for him, demonstrates the limitations of taxonomic assertions in the face of exotic systems of thought—via Borges, he quotes a ‘certain Chinese encyclopedia’ in which it is written.

animals are divided into: (a) belonging to the Emperor, (b) embalmed, (c) tame, (d) sucking .The Contribution and Impact of the Work of Michel Foucault on the Philosophy of Law and Politics. The work of Michel Foucault provides an important theoretical bridge between traditional modernity and the post-structure of the late twentieth and early twenty first centuries (Green and LeBihan, ; Danaher, Schirato and Webb, ).