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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Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche had offered dogmatic certainties and final solutions,
raising "to the level of the speakable," as Glucksmann put it, "that will to power
which inspires, more pettily, more covertly, the bosses and under-bosses of ...
216; Glucksmann told me about Foucault's effort to hire him in an interview on 26
March 90. For another perspective on the Maoist faculty at Vincennes, see
Elisabeth Roudinesco, Jacques Lacan 6, Co., trans. Jeffrey Mehlman (Chicago,
Slogans cited in Cohen-Solal, Sartre, p. 476. 157. Glucksmann interview, 26
March 1990. 158. Glucksmann interview, 26 March 1990. Glucksmann told me
that Foucault had to criticize the tribunals "from a left point of view, to be heard.
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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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