Madness: A Brief History
Publish date: February 7th 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Edition language: English
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
Erudite without being pretentious. I admire Porter for his attempts to make comprehensible a field of study which has often been dominated by scholars shouting very loudly but very incoherently. That said, I did detect a progressivist bias, as well as a hostility to some of Foucault's ideas. He's en...