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 with the conspicuous exception of Heidegger (whose book on Kant and the
Problem of Metaphysics implicitly informs Foucault's argument), subsequent
philosophers have rarely taken Kant's comments about anthropology seriously. In
After Kant's critical revolution, Foucault comments, “the world appears as a city to
be built, rather than as a cosmos already given.” Kant's Anthropology stands in a
complex relationship to the larger edifice of his philosophy. On one level, as ...
The topic of Foucault's thesis is a little offbeat: most students of Kant never look at
his anthropology. It is revealing that an English ... In his thesis, Foucault himself
argues strenuously for the centrality of the Anthropology to Kant's work: see ...
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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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WAITING FOR GODOT
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