Re: Problematizing

The OED definition:
problematize, v. Obs. rare-1. [f. as prec. + -ize.] intr. To propound
First recorded in 1630, which comes as a shock to me - I'd always thought it
had been invented be Foucault, or rather his translators. In Foucauldian
usage, I recognise it, with Larry, as meaning when one takes something to be
a problem. Hence, our society problematizes sexuality, whereas previous
societies did not, or at least did so in a different way.


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