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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Kant's critical method, he declares in his these, shows philosophy "the authentic
form of its self-realization." In The Order of Things, he affirms that "Kantian critique
" still forms an essential part of "the immediate space of our reflection. We think ...
Born in 1929, three years after Foucault, Habermas was the foremost living
representative of the "Frankfurt School" of "critical theory." An offshoot of Marxism,
critical theory had first been formulated at the University of Frankfurt in the late
In the early stages of my project, I received critical support from several scholars
who, after hearing me rehearse my hypotheses about the links between
Foucault's life and philosophy, encouraged me to continue my research.
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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
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