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Madness and Democracy:
The Modern Psychiatric Universe
Marcel Gauchet & Gladys Swain
Translated by Catherine Porter
With a foreword by Jerrold Seigel

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword
Editor's Note
Introduction3
Abstract I: The Moment of Origin19
Pt. 1Advent, Apotheosis, and Failure of the Asylum Establishment
Abstract II23
Ch. ILa Salpetriere, or The Double Birth of the Asylum25
Ch. IIThe Politics of the Asylum49
Ch. IIIImpossible Power84
Ch. IVA Socializing Machine100
Abstract III: Crisis, Agony, and Repetition145
Abstract IV: Esquirol at La Salpetriere145
Pt. 2The Passions as a Sketch of a General Theory of Mental Alienation
Abstract V: Esqirol in 1805149
Abstract VI: The Clinical Resolution149
Abstract VII: Between the Will to Madness and Brain Lesions149
Abstract VIII: What the Passions Make It Possible to Think (Beginning)150
Ch. VWhat the Passions Make It Possible to Think151
Ch. VIReducing Insanity: The Mirror of Alterity163
Abstract IX: Approaches to Healing; How to Speak to the Insane167
Ch. VIIThe Society of Individuals and the Institution of Speech169
Ch. VIIIThe Conquest of Dissymmetry194
Ch. IXOpenings and Aporia of Moral Treatment230
Epilogue: Social Divide, Division of the Subject, Mad Rupture255
Notes283
List of Works Cited311
Index317

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