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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Death, and its significance, was one of Foucault's lifelong obsessions. “In the
depths of his dream,” he declared in 1954, “what man encounters in his death"—
and quite possibly a welcome “fulfillment of his existence.” Thirty years later,
In any case, the circumstances of Foucault's death are still not entirely clear.
According to one source, the original death certificate gave AIDS as the cause of
death. This piece of information supposedly came as a rude shock to Foucault's ...
erately bundled off the stage of history—as if death were something shameful
and threatening.” And in one way, death was something threatening: “In the
passage from this world to the other,” remarks Foucault, “death was the manner
in which ...
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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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