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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108 That Deleuze in these years should have become Foucault ' s closest
philosophical companion seems only fitting : for if any French thinker of his
generation grasped the implications of Foucault ' s singular geniusincluding his
112 When Foucault read Deleuze ' s Nietzsche and Philosophy , he was naturally
struck by the similarity of their philosophical interests . Shortly afterward , he tried
to hire Deleuze at Clermont - Ferrand . Though he failed in this effort ( as he ...
Deleuze ' s first account of Hume is in Empirisme et subjectivité ( Paris , 1953 ) ;
he reiterates his own “ empiricism ” ( and debt to Hume ) in Différence et
répétition ( see p . 3 ) ; and also in Logique du sens ( Paris , 1969 ) , p . 23 ; et :
The Logic ...
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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
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