Re: your mail

Dear Ian,

Yes, perhaps I didn't make my point clearly enough. Foucault is in there
with a scalpel, but not for the purpose of a post-mortem, but perhaps to cut
out some malignant growths (ie humanism). I think that he hopes that the
patient (perhaps enlightenment without the capital E) will live. ;-)



>>Take a look at Foucalt's pieces "What is Critique?", "What is
>>Enlightenment?" and "Kant on Enlightenment and Revolution", before you
>>decide that Foucault has abandoned any positive notion of the
>the tone Foucault strikes is pretty different from Kant, if you read his

>Ian R. Douglas

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