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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The labyrinth is the central emblem of Foucault's great Nietzschean quest in
these years. ... he elaborated his own, highly personal myth of death and rebirth,
by giving a number of new twists to the original Greek story of the labyrinth.
Becoming leads into this great, interior labyrinth”—a labyrinth “no different in
nature from the monster it contains.”78 Moving towards the core of this “great
interior labyrinth,” trying to understand the monster that one has become, the
610–11, where the labyrinth is called “a space of transmutation; a cage, it makes
of man a beast of desire— desiring like a wild animal, desiring like a victim.” 78. “
Theatrum philosophicum," Critique, 282 (November 1970), p. 905; et in LCP. p.
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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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