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The Emergence of Sexuality

Historical Epistemology and the Formation of Concepts

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$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

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