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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So far as it goes, Foucault's retrospective explanation of his later antipathy to the
Husserlian-Marxist strand in French philosophy makes a good deal of sense. But
it does not go far enough. Something is missing. After all, by the late 1940s ...
Despite its sober title, The Logic of Sense is no conventional treatise: inspired by
Lewis Carroll's “Alice” books, it is rather a sequence of thought-experiments, in
which philosophy disappears down a rabbit hole, growing (like Alice) ...
“Masochism,” he wrote in his 1967 study of Sacher-Masoch, “in its material
aspects is a phenomenon of the senses (i.e., ... are condemned to unriddle our
sense of personal “truth” through sexuality and sex: “All of the world's enigmas
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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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