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 an unedited transcript of the interview was nevertheless published
subsequently by mistake , he blew up . Addressing an angry letter to the
offending magazine , Foucault was humility incarnate : “ I think that the vast
oeuvre of Sartre , as ...
( A person cannot legally consent to an “ assault . " ) 56 That Foucault ultimately
did discuss S / M in public is further testimony to his own considerable courage .
He addressed the subject in passing in several conversations published after ...
As he wrote in his third dispatch for Corriere della Sera , published on October 8 ,
“ “ Shi ' ism , ' confronted with an established power , arms its faithful with an
unrelenting impatience . It inspires in them an ardor that is simultaneously
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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