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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By recounting “the wandering of the last man,” Foucault remarks in The Order of
Things, Nietzsche “took up anthropological finitude once more,” examining again
those hybrid historical a prioris already laid bare by Kant in his Anthropology.
The reception of The Order of Things left Foucault both pleased and dissatisfied.
He was glad to have met Sartre on his own level, and thrilled to be at the center
of intellectual and scholarly discussion—throughout his life, even long after he ...
As one chagrined reader summed it up, the overall effect suggests “a Spengler
toying with the style of Spinoza.” Foucault grew unhappy enough with The Order
of Things that he seriously considered withdrawing the book. At one point, he ...
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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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