From: Campbell Jones <campbell.jones@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 07:12:10 +1100
At 12:06 13/10/97 -0500, Daniel wrote:
>Towards the beginning
>of that book [presumably 'THe Archaeology'], F does acknowledge a
distinction b/w discursive and
>non-discursive dimensions of social reality, but then clearly focusses only
>on the latter.
Could please clarify (or qualify) this comment? I am thinking of the very
different ready by Barry Smart, who notes the same section ealy in The
Archaeology (pp45-46 in my translation) and then suggests that 'the
question of the relationship between discursive and non-discursive
practices receives little consideration as priority is accorded to the
question of the analysis of discourse' ('Michel FOucault', 1985: 41).
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