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Shuvadip das Das Asked a Question
June 16, 2020 12:08 pmpts 30 pts
If for the first time Foucault introduced the Power-knowledge concept in Madness and Civilization (1961), then after that in Discipline and Punishment (1975), he foucuses on power-knowledge equation?
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  • Deb halder Halder
    there is a book Paul Rainbow The Foucault Reader. consult it. if you don't get the book let me know
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    Shuvadip das Das
    Sir, if you have a pdf copy, then send me.
  • Payal
    Foucault’s studies seem to range widely, they all tend to focus on how knowledge of human beings is inextricably connected to power over them. For Foucault, the many modern concept...
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    Shuvadip das Das
    Thank you
  • Deb halder Halder thankyou
    it is from this point of view that panopticon beoxmes an important concept in Foucault. panopticon is just a metaphor for all surveillance devices and models used by the state mach...
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  • Deb halder Halder thankyou
    basically Foucault is challenging the western Baconian parameter that knowledge is power. what is more significant to understand is that power or the powerful people shape the cont...
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  • Shuvadip das Das
    Ok. Now the concept is clear.
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  • Deb halder Halder Best Answer
    the power knowledge equation is a dominant theme of all his writings. how the west garnered consent for producing certain knowledge whether regarding madness or criminals or texts ...
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