The idea of a history of the subject

Marcel Gauchet, Carol Wenzel-Rideout, Louis Sass

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Note: The following interview, L’Idée d’une histoire du sujet, was published in Marcel Gauchet, La Condition historique (2003, 251–91). To provide some clarifying context, we begin with a few paragraphs from an earlier interview (2003, 9–14). The interview is slightly abbreviated, with omissions indicated by […]. Phrases added by translators for clarification, and a few French terms, appear in square brackets. The interviewers were François Azouvi and Sylvain Piron. The interview is preceded by a brief summary written by one of the guest editors of this special issue of PPP.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-298
Number of pages14
JournalPhilosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


  • Autonomy
  • Exit from religion
  • Principle of subjectivity
  • Reflexivity


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