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Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 02:21:38 GMT+0200
Subject: Re: foucault/cultural unconscious?

> Date:          Thu, 20 Jul 2000 16:07:50 -0400
> To:  
> From:          Dan Smith <>
> Subject:       foucault/cultural unconscious?
> Reply-to:

> although it doesn't quite seem like something he would say, is
> my recollection correct that foucault once referred (in an 
> interview?) to his work as examining the social or cultural 
> unconscious? and if so, does anybdy know where he said that?
> thanx,
> dan

"My problem is essentially the definition of the implicit systems in
which we find ourselves prisoners ... I would like to make the
cultural unconscious apparent" (J.K.Simon "A Conversation with Michel
Foucault" Partisan Review 38,2 1971)


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