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Department
Political Science
Course
POLI 1100
Professor
M.Cameron
Semester
Fall

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Michel Foucalt Michel Foucault’s argument (concerning the relationship between power and claims of knowledge) that “truth isn’t outside power. … Truth is a thing of this world: it is produced only by virtue of multiple forms of constraint. And it induces regular effects of power” (Foucault, "Truth and Power," p. 379). Foucault’s view of the relationship between truth and power. (In part, this is his idea that “truth isn’t outside power. … Truth is a thing of this world” (p. 379).)  “Five Important Traits” that character the “political economy of truth” o truth is centered on the form of scientific discourse and the institutions which produce it o it is subject to constant economic and political incitement o it is the object, under diverse forms, of immense diffusion
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