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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At first, Verdeaux was stunned: Foucault's piece was more than twice as long as
Binswanger's original essay. But when she sat down to read it, she became more
and more excited.” Foucault had found his voice at last. * At first glance ...
It is therefore worth pondering the prose poem by Char that Foucault chose as
the epigraph for both his essay on Binswanger and for Madness and Civilization.
“When I reached manhood,” Char writes, “I saw rising and growing upon the wall
As the French historian Michel de Certeau remarked in perhaps the single most
acute essay on the book, “the dazzle and, at times, preciosity of the style combine
with the minute dexterity of the analysis to produce an obscurity in which both ...
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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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