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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The idea for this initiative had been worked out by Foucault in conjunction with
Daniel Defert, who now emerged as his key political collaborator.” “I had met
Michel in September 1960," recalls Defert, who was then a philosophy student,
Taking him under his wing, Foucault secured a post for Defert at
ClermontFerrand. When the younger man left for Tunisia in 1964 to fulfill his
volunteer service obligations, Foucault followed him, finding a job for himself at
the University of ...
The decision by Ewald and Defert to include all of Foucault's interviews as an
integral part of his oeuvre is one that I agree with. As Gilles Deleuze once put it,
Foucault staged “a theater of statements"—and his various interviews played a ...
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THE PASSION OF MICHEL FOUCAULTUser Review - Kirkus
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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