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Reason's NeglectRationality and Organizing$
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Barbara Townley

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199298358

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298358.001.0001

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Foucault and rationality

Foucault and rationality

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(p.1) 1 Foucault and rationality
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Reason's Neglect
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Barbara Townley

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298358.003.0001

This chapter begins by presenting the author's reasons for writing this book on rationality. It argues that Foucault's work provides both an entrée into the analysis of rationality and a template with which to approach its use in organization studies. It then provides an excursus into reason and rationality and its modes of expression and use in organization studies.

Keywords:   rationality, reason, Foucault

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