The Passion of Michel Foucault

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Harvard University Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 491 pages

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 PASSION OF MICHEL FOUCAULT

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Revelatory, well-written account of the controversial life and writings of French historian and philosopher Foucault. Miller (``Democracy is in the Streets'', 1987, etc.) makes it clear from the start ... Read full review

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Foucault has been acclaimed as one of France's most influential and certainly controversial 20th-century philosophers. Miller has thoroughly researched and presented Foucault's intellectual journey ... Read full review

Contents

THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
13
WAITING FOR GODOT
37
THE HEART LAID BARE
66
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James Miller is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Liberal Studies at the New School for Social Research.

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