Re: query about the "surface of emergence" concept (fwd)

On Tue, 11 Jul 1995, Spoon Collective wrote:

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> Date: Tue, 11 Jul 1995 08:37:42 +0800
> From: Mirek Woznica <woznica@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> I wander if someone could point me to the sources of information on the
> concept of "surface of emergence". I thought it is Foucault's notion and
> looked through The Order of Things, The Archaeology of Knowledge,
> Discipline and Punish, and first volume of The History of Sexuality, and I
> did not find it there. Thank you for your hep in advance.
> Mirek
> woznica@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
While I don't have my books with me, I know that Foucault talks about
surfaces of emergence in the Archaeology of Knowledge. It's within the
first couple of chapters, if I remember correctly. I'll find the
specific reference later, if no one else does.

Patricia LaCoste
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


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