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,
During these years, he published articles in scholarly journals, kept in contact
with old mentors like Jean Beaufret and Jean Hyppolite, and made new friends
like Georges Canguilhem. Despite his growing academic respectability and his ...
(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 ...
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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
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
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