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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When he was here , he always lived in San Francisco , and I lived in San
Francisco . Very often I would give him a lift back home . ” 77 And while stuck in
rush - hour traffic on the Bay Bridge from Berkeley to the city , the two of them
would talk .
A contemporary of Plato , Diogenes of Sinope ( 413 – 327 B . C . ) is said to have
lived in a tub and to have carried a lit ... as the rational contemplation of an “ other
world , ” he strove to embody his own singular truth , by living an “ other life .
And though a court case was quickly resolved — the mother and brother , when
brought to trial , were acquitted of any wrongdoing — the impressions left by the
incident lived on , as did the woman herself ( though she never recovered her ...
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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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