I'd refer you to the vibrant thread on this list-serve of October 2008.
Curiously, the thread was started by you, and by a very similar question
(the "relevance" of OT for today). Are you looking for something more
On 1/29/09 9:34 AM, "Chetan Vemuri" <aryavartacnsrn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Its been some 43 years since The Order of Things was published and yet much
> of Foucault's following work seems to have either corrected or expanded on
> it (see AK), if not ignored it altogether.
> Does anyone think there's anything in this book still philosophically useful
> or legitimate? That they agree with or find relevant?
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