Everything in its right place: Foucault and the ‘Ideology of the Aesthetic’

Paterson, D. (2004) Everything in its right place: Foucault and the ‘Ideology of the Aesthetic’. Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, 1(3), pp. 111-123.

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A critical reading of Terry Eagleton's account of Michel Foucault as a philosopher who confuses ethical, epistemological and aesthetic realms. Eagleton's claims are read here as a misconstrual of Foucault's position as it developed towards an ethics of the self in the work of the 1970s and '80s.

Item Type:Articles (Other)
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Paterson, Dr Dominic
Authors: Paterson, D.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > History of Art
Journal Name:Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics
Publisher:Oxford University Press / British Society of Aesthetics
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2004 The Author
First Published:First published in Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics 1(3)
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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