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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Eribon ' s discussion of Foucault in the Party is excellent : see Eribon , Foucault ,
pp . 70 – 78 ; et , pp . 50 – 60 . 61 . CF ( int , 1978 ) , p . 19 ; et , p . 51 . Foucault
here gives the date of his joining the Party as 1950 - a date that Eribon accepts .
See Eribon , Foucault , p . 147 ; et , p . 122 . 112 . See Gilles Deleuze , Foucault (
Paris , 1986 ) , p . 22 ; et : Foucault , trans . Sean Hand ( Minneapolis , 1986 ) , p .
13 ( the translation misses the point entirely ) . 113 . AS , pp . 64 - 65 ; et , p . 47 .
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
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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