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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It was a disastrous beginning—and in fact, the audience for Habermas's next
three Paris lectures shrank dramatically. But during his stay, Foucault and
Habermas did, amazingly enough, manage to enter into a kind of dialogue.” “We
Was there not an invidious sort of inconsistency at work in Habermas's one-sided
critique of the Nietzscheans and Heidegger? “I do not conclude from this that one
may say just anything within the order of theory,” said Foucault, “but, on the ...
Foucault told Habermas directly of his admiration for The Dialectic of
Enlightenment by Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno–a central work in the
canon of critical theory (Habermas interview, 16 April 1991). Foucault also
evidently knew ...
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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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