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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Schooled in the political haiku of Chairman Mao, the group took to heart his
famous maxim that “political power grows out of the barrel of a gun”; they also
took at face value the anti-hierarchical and anti-bureaucratic slogans of the
The Revolution, as Foucault put it, embodied “a new form of political illegality, of
political struggle against the existing system.” Benefitting from the new forms of “
political struggle,” the bourgeoisie at first permitted, and even encouraged the ...
Michel Foucault, too, had been flirting since May '68 with the most savage kinds
of political violence. But as the larger Maoist movement disintegrated in 1972 and
1973, he, like Glucksmann, pulled back, and quietly began to rethink his ...
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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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