University of Pittsburgh

Wrong-doing, truth-telling :the function of avowal in justice

These lectures by Foucault trace how the early ethical acts of truth-telling in ancient Greece gradually metamorphosed into acts of self-incrimination in monastic times and ultimately into the birth and rise of psychiatry as the foundation of modern penology, criminology, and criminal justice.

ISBN: 9780226257709
PittCat: K241.F7 F6813 2014

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