The Passion of Michel Foucault
Based on extensive new research and a bold interpretation of the man and his texts, The Passion of Michel Foucault is a startling look at one of this century's most influential philosophers. It chronicles every stage of Foucault's personal and professional odyssey, from his early interest in dreams to his final preoccupation with sexuality and the nature of personal identity.
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The questions raised by Artaud ' s “ tête - à - tête ” are the questions at the heart
of Foucault ' s first great book - Folie et déraison ( “ Madness and Unreason , ”
retitled in English as Madness and Civilization ) . Was the great actor simply out
It is therefore worth pondering the prose poem by Char that Foucault chose as
the epigraph for both his essay on Binswanger and for Madness and Civilization .
" When I reached manhood , ” Char writes , “ I saw rising and growing upon the ...
Striking a tactical retreat , he suppressed his preface to the first edition of
Madness and Civilization . He even issued a kind of methodological mea culpa ,
declaring in 1969 that “ Madness and Civilization accorded far too great a place ,
and a ...
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Foucault would hate this book, but the freak-reader will appreciate that the guy was a total freak (in both the best and worst ways). He sounds utterly histrionic and unbearable (repeated youthful ... Read full review
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Being a neophyte Foucault researcher, a Professor at my university recommended this book as a good frame for viewing the rest of his work. Context is always valuable, but I am starting to feel that ... Read full review
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
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