Michel Paul Foucault(1926-1984)

Foucault was a structuralist and later Post-Structuralist theorist noted for his examinition of the codes by which societies operate. Foucault used the method of Deconstructive Criticism to analyse power relationships.

History

Foucault studied under the Marxist Philosopher Althusser at the Ecole Normale Superieure (read with many accents) in Paris. He taught at the University of Clermont-Ferrand and at the University of Paris-Vincennes. From 1970 until his death, he was a professor at the College de France.

Movements

Structuralism
Post-Structuralism

Writings

Among Foucault's other other works are:

Influential People

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