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 target, as always, was Jean-Paul Sartre—the world's most famous living
intellectual, and the very embodiment of France's venerable tradition of moral
dissent. Within this tradition, as Foucault once summed it up, “the intellectual
spoke the ...
“Usually, when you talk to someone, you take for granted that you share some
moral territory,” Chomsky says, looking back. “Usually, what you find is self-
justification in terms of shared moral criteria; in that case, you can have an
... behavior that become acceptable once strict moral standards have been set
aside. ... Certainly, my sustained effort to achieve an empathic understanding at
crucial junctures involved a conscious suspension of moral judgment—and this ...
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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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