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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24 But it was Heidegger alone , he later admitted , who became for him “ the
essential philosopher . . . . My entire philosophical development was determined
by my reading of Heidegger . " 25 The impact of Martin Heidegger on two ...
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 ...
186 – 87 . 30 . Martin Heidegger , “ Letter on Humanism , ” trans . Frank A
Capuzzi with J . Glenn Gray , in Martin Heidegger : Basic Writings ( New York ,
1977 ) , p . 208 . 31 . Ibid . , pp . 209 , 216 ; cf . Martin Heidegger , Being and Time
, trans .
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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