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Michel Foucault, analyst of the norm

Michel Foucault, analyst of the norm

The norm is the idea central to the thought of Michel Foucault. It is the point from which he studies modern society. He distinguishes the norm from other forms of power.

Course code: PHEN16

ECTS Credits: 6

Professor: Emmanuel Boissieu

Table of content

  1. The Normal and the Pathological
  2. The abnormal
  3. The madman as abnormal
  4. The delinquent as abnormal
  5. The Pervert
  6. A problemisation of normality