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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made his own, fashioning "A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy."
For both Marx and Kant, the purpose of critique was to render explicit what
otherwise would remain implicit, bringing to light buried assumptions that
regulated the ...
Gilles Deleuze, "Lettre a un critique severe," in Deleuze, Pourparlers (Paris, 1990
), pp. 15-16. 113. Deleuze, "Fendre les choses, fendre les mots" (int, 1986), in
Pourparlers, p. 118. Cf. Eribon, Foucault, pp. 162-63; et, pp. 136-37. 114.
See "Qu'est-ce que la critique?," Bulletin de la Societie francaise de philosophie,
84th year, 2 (April-June 1990), pp. 35-63, a transcription of a lecture delivered on
27 May 1978, at the Sorbonne. 57. Ibid., p. 36. Karl Marx, Capital: A Critique of ...
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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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