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Birth of the Clinic : An Archaeology of Medical Perception - 73 edition

Birth of the Clinic : An Archaeology of Medical Perception (ISBN10: 0679753346; ISBN13: 9780679753346)
ISBN13: 978-0679753346
ISBN10: 0679753346

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0075442103, 978-0394710976
ISBN10: 0075442108, 0394710975

Summary: In the eighteenth century, medicine underwent a mutation. For the first time, medical knowledge took on a precision that had formerly belonged only to mathematics. The body became something that could be mapped. Disease became subject to new rules of classification. And doctors begin to describe phenomena that for centuries had remained below the threshold of the visible and expressible.

In The Birth of the Clinic the philosopher and intellectual historian ...show morewho may be the true heir to Nietzsche charts this dramatic transformation of medical knowledge. As in his classic Madness and Civilization, Michel Foucault shows how much what we think of as pure science owes to social and cultural attitudes -- in this case, to the climate of the French Revolution. Brilliant, provocative, and omnivorously learned, his book sheds new light on the origins of our current notions of health and sickness, life and death. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 73
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Published: 03/28/1994
International: No

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