Re: [Foucault-L] foucault and "human nature"


On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Chetan Vemuri <aryavartacnsrn@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> So this is probably a rather old topic or debate that's been tossed around
> before but does anyone here actually think Foucault rejected the idea of a
> "human nature" outright as in universal human behaviors? I don't think the
> rejected the latter per say but I do htink he rejected the idea of a
> universal human "nature" or "essence" that could be discovered with
> knowledge or liberty, a position shared also by Nietzsche, Von MIses and
> Hannah Arendt.
> what do you guys think?
> And do you think a "critique" or "rejection" of human nature as a concept
> is
> necessarily as "flawed" as some make it out to be?
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