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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This essence Heidegger throughout his life described not in terms of "
consciousness," but of "transcendence": "Being is the transcendens pure and
simple."31 Whether "transcendence" was understood properly or not — and with
an esoteric ...
33 But the coming of World War II, and the catastrophic defeat of the "hero"
Heidegger himself had chosen in 1933 — namely, Adolf Hitler — led the German
philosopher to what he himself called a "reversal," or turning back. In Heidegger's
Terrence Malick (Evanston, 111., 1969), p. 127: "Freedom is the reason /or
reasons." Cf. Martin Heidegger, An Introduction to Metaphysics, trans. Ralph
Manheim (New York, 1961), p. 128. Heidegger's debt to Kant is clearly recorded
in his ...
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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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