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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Foucault now challenged Chomsky directly: “When, in the United States, you
commit an illegal act, do you justify it in terms of justice or of a superior legality, or
do you justify it by the necessity of the class struggle, which is at the present time
Foucault still wishes to counter the sway of modern society over the body; he is
committed to the struggle “to rediscover what one is and all that one can be.” But
he now suggests that the “rallying point” in this struggle can no longer be an ...
... now"—is an “astonishing” convergence between the “spiritual” struggle of the
individual to escape from the grip of power, and the “political struggle" of a
collectivity to change the outward institutions of government. Comparing Marxism
in our ...
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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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