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Another Look At The Power/Knowledge Relationships Of Michel Foucault

Power/Knowledge Relationships—Another Obstacle On The Path To Liberation Social organization and social structure are born out of the power arrangements which best reflect the prevailing episteme. According to Foucault, man (as a conceptual entity) and scientific knowledge are born out … Continue reading

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Classical Episteme—No Place To Engage “Search For Man”

The Breakup Of A Universe Of Purpose And Order If Foucault’s reconstituted structuralism sounds pessimistic or even nihilistic, I have succeeded in accurately describing his thought, for Foucault is commonly criticized for his nihilistic views. On the other hand, by … Continue reading

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Foucault’s The Power/Knowledge Subjugation Of Discourse

Power And Knowledge, In Foucault’s Structuralism, Directly Imply One Another We come to the crux of Foucault’ analysis of the episteme when we ask the question, “Who does discourse serve? Epistemes, for Foucault, are characterized by power/knowledge relationships that demand … Continue reading

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Picture Of Self—Description And Implications

      When Socio-Economic Relationships Clash War Erupts MV Conversation Continues In Limbo “So what did your `self’ picture’ look like,” said MV, “the one you gave to your Professor?” “Well, in my description I left out the self’s … Continue reading

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Human Spirit’s Self-Liberation

The Next Level—Our Modern Episteme Jan. ’12 Pre-moderns (the human spirit’s pursuit of self-liberation), as participating agents in an environment conceived holistically, objectify mind and culture in and through creative acts of differentiation. This process evolves out of the acquisition … Continue reading

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