Cover: The Emergence of Sexuality: Historical Epistemology and the Formation of Concepts, from Harvard University PressCover: The Emergence of Sexuality in PAPERBACK

The Emergence of Sexuality

Historical Epistemology and the Formation of Concepts

Add to Cart

Product Details


$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674013704

Publication Date: 03/01/2004


272 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches

17 halftones, 12 line illustrations


  • Preface
  • 1. Closing up the Corpses
  • 2. Sex and the Emergence of Sexuality
  • 3. How to Do the History of Psychoanalysis: A Reading of Freud’s Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality
  • 4. The Horror of Monsters
  • 5. Styles of Reasoning: From the History of Art to the Epistemology of Science
  • 6. The Epistemology of Distorted Evidence: Problems around Carlo Ginzburg’s Historiography
  • 7. Foucault and the Analysis of Concepts
  • 8. On Epistemology and Archeology: From Canguilhem to Foucault
  • Appendix: Foucault, Psychoanalysis, and Pleasure
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Marking the 75th Anniversary of Independence from British Rule

August 14 and August 15 mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of independence from British rule for Pakistan and India, respectively. Inextricably linked to the birth of these two South Asian nations is the 1947 Partition of the subcontinent that tragically accompanied the end of British colonialism.