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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His papers were inaccessible ; his friends would not talk ; my inquiry would prove
futile . Since then , one useful biography of Foucault , by Didier Eribon , has
already appeared , and still another , by David Macey , was being prepared as I ...
65 It was on this note that Foucault concluded his talk . “ If it is necessary to pose
the question of the understanding in its relation to domination ” — and by 1978 ,
he evidently thought that it was — then " it must above all be by starting from a ...
... Foucault here laughs ; his audience , evidently having no idea what he is
talking about , maintains a stony silence . ... from the cassette tape filed in the
Centre Michel Foucault under the title “ Talk with philosophers 23 October 1980 "
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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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