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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For years, Foucault had yearned for an academic post worthy of his talents—if not
at the Sorbonne, then at the Collège; for years, he had ... A uniquely French
institution, the Collège de France traces its origins back to the sixteenth century.
See The College of Sociology, p. ... The description of Foucault at the Collège de
France is gleaned from interviews with a variety of people who heard him speak
there, and also from published accounts: see, e.g., Thomas Flynn, “Foucault as ...
Collège de France lecture, 15 February 1984 (I wish to thank Michael Behrent for
transcribing this and the other lectures). At Berkeley the previous fall, Foucault
had closed his seminar by pointing out that Socrates and those who came after ...
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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
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
THE HEART LAID BARE
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