From: "Roger Deacon" <deacon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 02:21:38 GMT+0200
> Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 16:07:50 -0400
> To: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> From: Dan Smith <dls216@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: foucault/cultural unconscious?
> Reply-to: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> although it doesn't quite seem like something he would say, is
> my recollection correct that foucault once referred (in an
> interview?) to his work as examining the social or cultural
> unconscious? and if so, does anybdy know where he said that?
"My problem is essentially the definition of the implicit systems in
which we find ourselves prisoners ... I would like to make the
cultural unconscious apparent" (J.K.Simon "A Conversation with Michel
Foucault" Partisan Review 38,2 1971)