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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The menace in the air had created new complicities , a new tenderness , a new
sense of solidarity : “ ' Before , no one ever said a word ; now , everyone talks .
Each of us knows exactly why he is there . ' " 48 But why was Michel Foucault
42 So far as it goes , Foucault ' s retrospective explanation of his later antipathy to
the Husserlian - Marxist strand in French philosophy makes a good deal of sense
. But it does not go far enough . Something is missing . After all , by the late ...
Despite its sober title , The Logic of Sense is no conventional treatise : inspired
by Lewis Carroll ' s “ Alice ” books , it is rather a sequence of thought -
experiments , in which philosophy disappears down a rabbit hole , growing ( like
Alice ) ...
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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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