Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

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

View Review



List Price: $15.95
Used $7.31
Used
Save $8.64 (54%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 14 hours and 2 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $7.30

46 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Birth of the Clinic : An Archaeology of Medical Perception
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (46)  |  New (20)  |  Like New (9)  |  Very Good (7)  |  Good (9)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$8.91
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books4u31
Asheville, NC
Seller Rating: 4.79
1994 paperback has underlining on less than five pages and is in good to very good condition All of our products are cleaned with an disinfectant for your protection before shipping AND AS ALWAYS SHI ...show morePPED IN 24 HOURS ...show less
$10.70
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Nettextstore
Lincoln, NE
Seller Rating: 4.55
1994 Paperback Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, A ...show moreccess cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
$149.47
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
LaCelle Books
Camden, NY
Seller Rating: 4.56
No comments from the seller
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close