Definition of Foucault, Michel in English:

Foucault, Michel

proper noun

  • (1926–84), French philosopher; full name Michel Paul Foucault. He was concerned with how society defines categories of abnormality, such as insanity, sexuality, and criminality, and the manipulation of social attitudes toward such things by those in power.

Pronunciation:

Foucault, Michel

/fuˈkoʊ/