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French philosopher and historian who made significant contributions to the fields of philosophy, history, and social theory.

known for his theories on power, knowledge, and discourse .

relationships between power and knowledge, and how they are used as a form of social control through societal institutions

His work inspired sociologists in subfields including sociology of knowledge; gender, sexuality and queer theory; critical theory ; deviance and crime; and the sociology of education. His most well-known works include Discipline and Punish, The History of Sexuality, and The Archaeology of Knowledge.

Foucault’s writings have been very influential in |Feminist philosophy and queer theory. His theories regarding the genealogy of maleness and femaleness, power, sexuality, and bodies have been particularly influential in the work of the major feminist scholar Judith Butler.

also see: Georgio Agambe