On the Punitive Society: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1972-1973 (Michel Foucault: Lectures at the Collège de France)
Released! 09/29/2015
On the Punitive Society: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1972-1973 (Michel Foucault: Lectures at the Collège de France)
by Michel Foucault
Hardcover

'Unfortunately, when we teach morality, when we study the history of morals, we always analyze the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals and do not read [Colquhoun], this character who is fundamental for our morality. The inventor of the English police, this Glasgow merchant ... settles in London where, in 1792, shipping companies ask him to solve the problem of the superintendence of the docks and the protection of bourgeois wealth. [This is a] basic problem ...; to understand ... read more