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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Starting in December , he was able to pursue the historiographic aspects of his “
great Nietzschean quest ” from a more elevated platform than Vincennes — as a
professor at the Collège de France . For years , Foucault had yearned for an ...
For a detailed account of the machinations behind Foucault ' s nomination to the
Collège de France , see Eribon , Foucault , pp . 226 – 32 ; et , pp . 213 - 18 . 64 .
See “ Le Collège de France : Quelques données sur son histoire et son caractère
In my conversations with one of Foucault ' s closest associates at the Collège de
France , this associate emphasized how the issue of Habermas had come to the
fore for Foucault at Berkeley . The literature on the " debate ” ( if that is the right ...
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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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