El origen de la hermenéutica de si

Conferencia de Dartmouth, 1980

El origen de la hermenéutica de si - Michel Foucault - Siglo XXI Editores
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Where does that impulse come from that leads us to search for the truth within ourselves, to know ourselves and to verbalize that knowledge before others? This practice of deciphering, of delving into our own thoughts and feelings to subject them to an unlimited interpretation, which Foucault Called "hermeneutics of self", it is the axis of the two conferences and of the two interventions gathered in this book, which took place in the United States in 1980 and were recently published in France.

They mark a decisive moment in the project of drawing a genealogy of the subject. Foucault shows how the so-called modern subject was historically constituted and how it is not enough to take into account the techniques of domination or coercion (in hospitals, asylums, prisons), but it is also necessary to incorporate the “techniques of self”, the ways in which that the subject acts on h...read more


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