Re: Freud & Foucault (was: post-isms)

Although he is interested in Freud than in a discipline and its "a
priori" conditions, I don't think we should ignore THE ORDER OF THINGS,
here. Not only is it an "archaeology of the human sciences," or an
"archaeology of structuralism" as Foucault once suggested, it can also be
seen as an "archeaology of psychoanalysis (and ethnology). Here Freud
makes explicit (with a reversal of priority) the most basic mode of all
modern thought: namely, "thinking the unthought."

Any thoughts about the connection of this formulation with that of
MADNESS AND CIVILIZATION and his critique of the repressive hypothesis in

Erik D. Lindberg
Dept. of English and Comparative Lit.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53211
email: edl@xxxxxxxxxxx


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