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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Perhaps to dream of death was mad. Perhaps the experience of the void eluded
every effort to communicate it. Perhaps the nihilism palpable in the death camps
could find in a work that embraced the void no adequate response. Perhaps the ...
“Some day perhaps man will no longer know what madness was,” Foucault
declares. And on that day, “Artaud will belong to the soil of our language and no
longer to its breaking point.”" If Artaud's kind of delirious creativity were to
become a ...
And if, once upon a time, he had wished his rivals dead, then, at the end of his life
, he had perhaps wished himself dead, casting his fate freely with a community
he knew was doomed, doomed as surely as the Jews of Poitiers had been ...
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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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