The History of Sexuality: The Will to Knowledge: v. 1: The Will to Knowledge by Michel Foucault

The History of Sexuality: The Will to Knowledge: v. 1: The Will to Knowledge by Michel Foucault

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Here, one of France's greatest intellectuals explores the evolving social, economic and political forces that have shaped our attitudes to sex. Foucault describes how we are in the process of making a science of sex which is devoted to the analysis of desire rather than the increase of pleasure.

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Why has there been such an explosion of discussion about sex in the west since the 17th century? Here, one of France's greatest intellectuals explores the evolving social, economic and political forces that have shaped our attitudes to sex. In a book that is at once controversial and seductive, Foucault describes how we are in the process of making a science of sex which is devoted to the analysis of desire rather than the increase of pleasure.

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SKU GOR001347654
Title The History of Sexuality: The Will to Knowledge: v. 1: The Will to Knowledge
Author By (author) Michel Foucault
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 0140268685
ISBN 13 9780140268683
Edition N/A
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Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Why has there been such an explosion of discussion about sex in the west since the 17th century? Here, one of France's greatest intellectuals explores the evolving social, economic and political forces that have shaped our attitudes to sex. In a book that is at once controversial and seductive, Foucault describes how we are in the process of making a science of sex which is devoted to the analysis of desire rather than the increase of pleasure.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001347654
Title The History of Sexuality: The Will to Knowledge: v. 1: The Will to Knowledge
Author By (author) Michel Foucault
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 0140268685
ISBN 13 9780140268683
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No