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archaeology of knowledge


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DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631207535.1997.x


A form of analysis associated with the work of Michel F oucault and concerned with transformations in the field of knowledge. An alternative history of thought which places emphasis on analysis of the rules of formation through which groups of statements achieve a unity as a science, a theory, or a T ext . The focus of analysis is on D iscursive practices and relations. See also A rchive ; D iscursive practices . 1974 : The Archaeology of Knowledge . 1989a : “ The archaeology of knowledge ”. 1989b : “ The order of things ”. 1985 : Michel Foucault . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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