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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and weaknesses of their nature and then fit them into an artistic plan until every
one of them appears as art and reason , and even weaknesses delight the eye .
Here a large mass of second nature has been added ; there a piece of original ...
they communicate instead , “ by an astonishing reversal , ” the " phantasms of
madness . " 31 A bestiality formerly domesticated by human symbols and values ”
stands revealed as “ the secret nature of man , ” exposing “ the dark rage , the ...
The “ omnipotence of nature asserts itself in two areas : sex and death , ”
comments Ariès , writing of developments in the nineteenth century . “ The order
of reason , work , and discipline gave way before the assault of love and death ,
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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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WAITING FOR GODOT
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