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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But it was Heidegger alone, he later admitted, who became for him “the essential
philosopher. . . . My entire philosophical development was determined by my
reading of Heidegger.” * The impact of Martin Heidegger on two generations of ...
This essence Heidegger throughout his life described not in terms of “
consciousness,” but of “transcendence”; “Being is the transcendens pure and
simple.” Whether “transcendence” was understood properly or not—and with an
esoteric writer ...
To thus discover, as Heidegger puts it, that “Being” and “the nothing” are “the
Same" is to “risk discord.” Heidegger's new way of thinking might bring about a
healing “ascent into grace,” but by the same token it might also unleash “evil,” “
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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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