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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Superficial appearances to the contrary, Foucault too owed Sartre, if not
everything, then a great deal. In later years, he would struggle with Sartre's
example in ways that suggest an intense, unresolved ambivalence. Tape-
recording an ...
And odder still, Sartre, at the moment he was reading Heidegger, and noting in
his diary entry for February 1, 1940 the ... Still, in Sartre's view, Being and Time
expressed “a free surpassing toward philosophy of this pathetic profile of history.
That these criteria will not be met by most people, most of the time, Sartre makes
plain. It was our fate, in effect, to be constantly guilty. Hence the pregnancy of
Sartre's slogan: man is condemned to be free." One of the most famous passages
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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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