A Companion to the Philosophy of Science by W. H. Newton-Smith

By W. H. Newton-Smith

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Ramberg 1989; see also Malpas 1992; compare Staten 1984. 32. It is decidedly not philosophers but political scientists, sociologists, literary critics, film theorists, and more specialized disciplinarians such as organizational behaviorists who read and use Foucault extensively in North America. Recently, and surprisingly, professors of accounting have turned to Foucault. See Burrell 1988; Hooper and Pratt 1993; Hopper and Macintosh 1993; Macintosh et al. 2000. 33. Searle 1983. 34. See note 11, above.

With respect to the former, I try to say just enough to heighten the contrast with Foucault's most challenging ideas in order to avert misunderstandings. With respect to the latter, I try to say just enough about Foucault's mainly archaeological work to give the reader an idea of its character. " 71In Chapters 4 and 5, I consider the two Foucauldian texts that embody the most thorough application of his genealogical analytics and that are, in my estimation, the most central to Foucault's thought.

Diamond and Quinby 1988; Bartky 1990; Hartsock 1990; Code 1991; Sawicki 1991; Ramazanoglu 1993. See especially Sawicki 1994. 50. Mackie 1990. 51. James Bernauer's Foreword to Carrette 1999 is one of the most moving examples I have read of how productive philosophical dialogue can be established with aspects of Foucault's thought. 52. May 1993:2. 53. Compare Rorty 1982:225-26. 54. Eribon 1991:xi. 55. Compare Gutting 1994a:3-4. 56. Dreyfus and Rabinow 1983; Bernauer, J. W. 1993. -15- 57. Prado 1992.

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