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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The dissent spread to the faculty , and the campus remained tense — until the
explosion of March 1968 . “ I witnessed student riots , very strong , very intense , ”
Foucault recalled in an interview several years later . “ This was in March 1968 ...
37 ; et , loc . cit . , p . 113. See also Gallo , “ La prison selon Michel Foucault , ” L'
Express , 1233 ( 24 February – 2 March 1975 ) , pp . 31–32 . Interestingly enough
, Foucault's closest ally in the GIP , Daniel Defert , though scarcely “ paralyzed ...
Anonymous interview , 22 March 1990 . 33. For Foucault's crucial friendship with
Guibert , see chapter eleven . 34. See Badinter's remarks in a roundtable
discussion on the death penalty , “ L'angoisse de juger , ” Le Nouvel Observateur
, 655 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - knownever - LibraryThing
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