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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Starting in December, he was able to pursue the historiographic aspects of his “
great Nietzschean quest” from a more elevated platform than Vincennes—as a
professor at the Collège de France. For years, Foucault had yearned for an ...
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 Parrhesiast. His Last Course at
In what follows, I will draw from Foucault's remarks about Cynicism to this
seminar, as well as from his last lectures in the Collège. 15. Collège de France
lecture, 15 February 1984 (I wish to thank Michael Behrent for transcribing this
and the ...
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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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