Re: Foucault vs. Chomsky

Nice quote Sam!

On Sat, 5 Oct 1996, Samuel A. Chambers wrote:

> Responding to the message of <961005000826_202489347@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> from foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> >
> > actually, i believe foucault denied the post-structuralist label. he said he
> > didn't know what it was exactly-what it meant
> >
> > .
> To be even more precise, Foucault did speak a little about post-structuralism
> but only in a very narrow way (as a certain situating of structuralism by later
> thinkers) and only as a response to a direct question on the topic. With
> respect to postmodernity--and I think this point is crucial given how easily so
> many commentators on Foucault call him a post-modernist--he said the following:
> "What are we calling postmodernity? I am not up to date."
> All of this is from the "Critical Theory/Intellectual History" interview, which
> is in the Kelly volume (among many others).
> Sam Chambers

Re: Foucault vs. Chomsky, Samuel A. Chambers
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