Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish – The Panopticon

In Discipline and Punish, Michel Foucault explores the utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham's panopticon in idea and in practice. A panopticon is, in its general form, a building structured so as to have one central observation point, like the watch tower in the centre of the panopticon prison, and rooms or spaces surrounding this central point; structured… Continue reading Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish – The Panopticon

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