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Foucault Notes

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Alejandro Paz

Week 1 Notes The Order of Things- Michal Foulcalt the thing we apprehend in one great leap, the thing that, by means of the fable, is demonstrated as the exotic charm of another system of thought, is the limitation of our own, the stark impossibility of thinking that. (1) What I got We seek in categorizing those things of which do not belong together and those of which are most similar to each other, we fail to realize their similarity. Borges helps to conceptualize the issue that this has caused where the over taxomy of earthly things has led to the creation of an imagination in which collectively; these subdivisions can live and thrive. It is possible that the fables that we have constructed are a resemblance of a utopian world. One in which is not bounded and restricted to the creation of groups, but rather rebellious of the ignorance of integration and similarity. The uneasiness and ridicule presented upon the possibility of a utopian world is fed by the unfamiliarity of a schematized mind; a tabula that from birth has recorded language and the examination of said language during the cultural period. A system of elements- a definition of the segments by which the resemblances and differences can be shown, the types of variation by which those segments can be affected, and, lastly, the threshold above which there is a difference and below which there is a sim
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