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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118 Perhaps the most important of these “ different means ” was his increasingly
unbuttoned approach to writing : after 1968 , Deleuze ' s style grew ever more
delirious , reaching a new pitch of incandescent “ irrealism ” in The Logic of
Can they be isolated by these means from every subjugating relationship ? What
force do they have in themselves ? ” 5 For the last few years , Foucault had
approached such questions by exploring what he here called “ Nietzsche ' s ...
Not simply a means to obtain pleasure and enjoyment ? How has sexuality come
to be considered the privileged place where our deepest ' truth ' is read and
expressed ? " 24 Grappling with this problem , it is worth pointing out , scarcely ...
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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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