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Foucault

1. Jean Bernard L?on . 1819--68, French physicist. He determined the velocity of light and proved that light travels more slowly in water than in air (1850). He demonstrated by means of the pendulum named after him the rotation of the earth on its axis (1851) and invented the gyroscope (1852)
2. Michel. 1926--84, French philosopher and historian of ideas. His publications include Histoire de la folie (1961) and Les Mots et les choses (1966)
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How do these dissertations introduce/understand/apply/reflect Foucault's thoughts?
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Nesse sentido, no primeiro capitulo, "O feminismo e o debate sobre Foucault: Apostas, Questoes, Posicoes", a autora apresenta de maneira introdutoria as tensoes/disputas entre os feminismos e suas posicoes (criticas ou nao) com relacao a Michel Foucault.
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This kind of decentered gaze is one task of the "specific intellectual" (Foucault 1996), who highlights the points of resistance within a social field by analyzing the continuities and discontinuities among truth claims and the force relations that establish them.
Encasillar la obra de Michel Foucault dentro de una disciplina no es una tarea sencilla porque buena parte de sus investigaciones proponen, justamente, corroer los limites disciplinarios--ya sea la filosofia, la teoria social, la teoria politica, la historia--.