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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These differences were not trivial : Merleau - Ponty felt that the freedom of the
human being was far more stringently limited than Sartre had suggested in Being
and Nothingness . 41 Still , Merleau - Ponty and Sartre were at one in their
But Broch ' s novel , like Blanchot ' s theory of literature , suggested otherwise .
And so did the work of Georges Bataille , the tutelary spirit whose example , more
than any other in these decisive years , suggested to Foucault how to expand ...
Such practices also suggested a far from self - evident way to express , and
perhaps imaginatively master , fantasies of aggression and cruelty . In addition ,
S / M seemed to raise with special force a series of larger questions , of central ...
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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
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
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