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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I remember it well , it was the Christmas holidays , and I spoke with Foucault
about his upcoming lectures . They were to be about issues from the last chapter
of The Will to Know . But Foucault told me it was too difficult ; and he did not know
in comparison with the Christians and gnostics is evoked in Hans Jonas , The
Gnostic Religion ( Boston , 1958 ) , p . 283 . 12 . Howison lectures , II , pp . 5 , 7 , 3
. 13 . Ibid . , p . 17 . 14 . RC , p . 128 . 15 . “ Préface à la transgression , ” Critique ...
Foucault also evidently knew Habermas ' s inaugural lecture at Frankfurt
University , delivered in 1965 under the title ... s Adorno Prize lecture , delivered
in Frankfurt in September of 1980 ; this talk became one basis for the lectures ...
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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