The Order of Things
An archaeology of the human sciences
by Michael Foucault
Routledge Classics, 2009, paperback, ISBN 9780415267373
Fine Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, uncreased spine
'When one defines 'order' as a sorting of priorities, it becomes beautifully clear as to what Foucault is doing here. With virtuoso showmanship, he weaves an intensely complex history of thought. he dips into literature, art, economics and even biology in The Order of Things, possibly one of the most significant works of the twentieth century. Preluding his later work on power and discourse, it was The Order of Things that established Foucault's reputation as an intellectual giant...'