by MICHEL FOUCAULT Everyone knows that in France there are few logicians but many historians of science; and that in the ‘philosophical establishment’. Georges Canguilhem was a French philosopher and physician who specialized in Likewise, Foucault, in his introduction to Canguilhem’s The Normal and the Pathological, wrote: Take away Canguilhem and you will no longer understand. The Normal and the Pathological has ratings and 9 reviews. Philippe said: Can a book change your life? I read it at the high school on the advices of.

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Canguilhem, Bergson and the Project of Biophilosophy. Books by Georges Canguilhem.

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Point being, there are long passages of medical detail that are impenetrable and uninteresting to someone coming at this from a philosophical or history of science angle. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 05, Jake rated it it was amazing. Request removal from index. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Derrida recalled that Canguilhem advised him early in his career that he would have to distinguish himself as a serious scholar before he could exhibit professionally the particular philosophical sense of humour for which he is at turns famous and notorious, advice which Derrida seemed to have taken in earnest.

At this time, I hesitated between medicine and philosophy.

Canguilhem, resistant to the Nazi, physician and philosopher. Jeffrey Tallane rated it it was amazing Oct 03, Feb 27, Philippe Malzieu rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. Certainly a living being’s excrement can fanguilhem food for another living being but not for him.

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It is still a canguilhen work in medical anthropology and the history of ideas, and is widely influential in part thanks to Canguilhem’s influence on Michel Foucault. Don Ross – – In D. A Two-Dimensional Theory of Health.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This approach was used in Madness and Civilization: Sebastian Rand – – Continental Philosophy Review 44 4: By he was the French equivalent of department chair in philosophy at Strasbourg as well. To ask other readers questions about The Normal and the Pathologicalplease sign up.

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