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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers features critical biographies of individuals who have contributed to the history of intellectual thought.

Growing each year, it currently includes over 8,000 thinkers from North America, Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the Middle East.

Foucault

PHILOSOPHER OF THE MONTH

Michel Foucault (1926-84)

Michel Foucault was a French philosopher and historian, committed to the study of power and knowledge, his most famous works include The Birth of the Clinic (1973), Discipline and Punish (1977), and his far-reaching four-volume study, The History of Sexuality (1978-2018). 

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