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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Virtually every day, for as long as words still came—and until the young artist was
forbidden to visit—Guibert talked with ... And if Guibert's subsequent accounts
can be trusted, Foucault in their talks did something he rarely did: he confessed.
In 1990, as Guibert himself was struggling with AIDS, a heated debate erupted in
Paris over the artist's credibility and ... Critics seemed particularly upset by
Guibert's account of the philosopher's dying delirium, and his description, even
“Yes," Guibert agreed with Pivot, “it's terrible!” But, added the artist, “it is the truth.”
But why, wondered Pivot, did Guibert insist on revealing this particular truth?
Because, the artist replied, in a phrase that harmonizes well with the sentiments
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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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