Foucault and heterotopia

My thanks to Jorge Pedraza for the very interesting excerpt from Foucault
about mirrors and utopias. The last line that is quoted by Pedraza is:

The ship is the heterotopia par excellence. In civilizations without boats,
dreams dry up, espionage takes the place of adventure, and the police take
the place of pirates.

[end quotation from Foucault]

Of course, what this reminds one of is F's discussion of the ship of fools in
_Madness and Civilization_.


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