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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( Naturally , most members of the GP , preoccupied as they were with fantasies of
revolt , at the time betrayed scant interest in the brutal realities of Chinese
political life . ) 38 At the same time , the GP had inherited from the May ' 68
... a “ practice we impose upon them ” — a kind of unconscious “ discursive '
policing ' that one must reactivate in every utterance . ” 68 Foucault here sketched
out his increasingly explicit interest in power , linking it with his previous interest
... that spurred Foucault ' s belated interest in Horkheimer and Adorno ; Marcuse '
s work , by contrast , he already knew . ... 1965 under the title “ Knowledge and
Human Interests ” ( and reprinted as an appendix to the English translation of the
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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
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
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