Georges Bataille

French intellectual and literary figure

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille (; French: [ʒɔʁʒ batɑj]; 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French philosopher and intellectual working in philosophy, literature, sociology, anthropology, consumerism, and history of art. His writing, which included essays, novels, and poetry, explored such subjects as erotism, mysticism, surrealism, and transgression. His work would prove influential on subsequent schools of philosophy and social theory, including poststructuralism.
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Michel Foucault

French philosopher

works

40

Discipline and Punish

book by Michel Foucault

author: Michel Foucault

1975

The Order of Things

book by Michel Foucault

author: Michel Foucault

1966

The Archaeology of Knowledge

book by Michel Foucalt

author: Michel Foucault

1969

Madness and Civilization

book by Michel Foucault

author: Michel Foucault

1961 or 1964

Les Anormaux

work by Michel Foucault

author: Michel Foucault

1999

articles

13

[History of medicalization] ( 1977 )

scientific article

author: Michel Foucault

Exposé et discussion ( 1970 )

journal article from 'Revue d'histoire des sciences' published in 1970

author: Michel Foucault

Le combat de la chasteté ( 1982 )

journal article from 'Communications' published in 1982

author: Michel Foucault

La Grammaire générale de Port-Royal ( 1967 )

journal article from 'Langages' published in 1967

author: Michel Foucault

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Achille Mbembe

Cameroonian political scientist

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