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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31 As the second anniversary of Foucault's death approached, Defert anc one of
his colleagues in Association AIDES, Jean Le Bitoux, decided it wa: time to clear
the air. Their agent was a young American graduate studen and journalist who ...
death was attributed publicly to a 'neurological disorder,' but Le Bitoux speaks
frankly: 'The way he died was a frightening sign, a last message in that he faced
death with great courage and modesty, and in that it recalled [the gay community]
The first of these interviews occurred in 1978, in a conversation arranged by Jean
Le Bitoux in Paris; the second in 1982, in a conversation with Bob Gallagher and
Andrew Wilson in Toronto, Canada. 5T The Le Bitoux interview was a ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - knownever - LibraryThing
Foucault would hate this book, but the freak-reader will appreciate that the guy was a total freak (in both the best and worst ways). He sounds utterly histrionic and unbearable (repeated youthful ... Read full review
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Being a neophyte Foucault researcher, a Professor at my university recommended this book as a good frame for viewing the rest of his work. Context is always valuable, but I am starting to feel that ... Read full review
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