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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Like Sartre , Hyppolite throughout his life expressed a confidence in the value of
progress . History was , just as Hegel and Marx had claimed , the story of human
freedom . The plot of the story , however , hinged , far more radically than either ...
ticularly when one finds " the truth within the space of an untamed exteriority " ; for
however “ mundane and grey ” it might appear , even modern scholarship
sometimes expressed “ powers and dangers that one imagines evil . ” 67 As he ...
See “ La securité et l ' État ” ( int ) , Tribune socialiste , 24 November 1977 : "
When it comes as an expression of a ... in Iran , which he expressed at the same
time that he was expressing his newfound admiration for certain aspects 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
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
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