In Antiquity, “folly” (what in modernity, we’d call madness) was celebrated. Frequently, the afflicted expressed some example of “blind truth.” … More
“This book is about space, about language, about death; it is about the act of seeing, the gaze” (ix). Foucault … More
A brief evaluation of Max Weber’s concept of bureaucracy.
Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan
Michel Foucault. Disciple and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (1977) The panopticon is machine for surveillance; it allows one … More
Michel Foucault. Disciple and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (1977). The purpose of execution as a public spectacle is … More