The Birth of the Clinic; An Archaeology of Medical Perception. Michel Foucault.

The Birth of the Clinic; An Archaeology of Medical Perception

New York: Pantheon Books [1973], 1973. First printing. Hardcover. 8vo. [8], ix-xix, [3], 3-215, [5] pp. Black cloth with silver lettering on the front board and spine. Price of $8.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Translated from the French by A.M. Sheridan Smith. Part of The World of Man: A Library of Theory and Research in the Human Sciences series. R.D. Laing, editor of the series. Honderich 288-289. A nice copy of one of his "archaeologies", several volumes Foucault published during his career that examined the history of knowledge in the fields of medicine, sexuality, and ancient philosophy. This archaeology outlines Foucault's analysis of the history of medicine, and how western physicians came to formulate their body of medical and physical knowledge. Very Good+ / Near Fine. Item #00008324

A Very Good+ book with a name and date on the free front endpaper and some foxing to the top textblock; dust jacket is Near Fine with a few hints of wear and minor foxing to the reverse.

Price: $100.00

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