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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But at the limit of madness—astride the line separating reason from unreason,
balanced between the Dionysian and Apollonian—the “rudimentary” experience
of madness is not entirely inaccessible. By paying heed to “a very original and ...
In trying to establish the limits of trustworthy knowledge, he felt compelled to draw
a sharp line between the empirical knowledge that arose in the course of
experience, and transcendental ideas, formed by speculative reason alone, of
what lay ...
Jean-Paul Sartre, Critique de la raison dialectique (Paris, 1960), pp. 29, 142, 153
, et: Search for a Method, trans. Hazel Barnes (New York, 1967), p. 30, Critique of
Dialectical Reason, trans. Alan Sheridan-Smith (London, 1976), pp. 52, 65–66.
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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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