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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This is a question raised, of course, not only by Foucault's own erotic experience.
It is a question raised more generally, as he well knew, by our own century of
death camps and total war. It is the question that led Foucault in his final books to
“It affected Foucault very much,” Bersani recalls. “I remember a young student at
one of his lectures at Berkeley, who had obviously come to ask just one question:
Why hadn't he talked more about gay liberation? That affected him, because the ...
He arrived to find Foucault looking wan and tired, surrounded by eager students
peppering him with knowing questions, most in the form of 'What, exactly, did you
mean on page 157 of the History of Sexuality when you wrote. . . .” Horvitz ...
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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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