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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Didier Eribon, Michel Foucault (Paris, 1989), p. 297; et: Michel Foucault, trans.
Betsy Wing (Cambridge, Mass., 1991), pp. 278-79. See also Robert Maggiori, "
Sartre et Foucault," Liberation (30 June-1 July 1984), pp. 23-24. 3 Katharina von
Eribon's discussion of Foucault in the Party is excellent: see Eribon, Foucault, pp.
70-78; et, pp. 50-60. 61. CF (int, 1978), p. 19; et, p. 51. Foucault here gives the
date of his joining the Party as 1950 — a date that Eribon accepts. Daniel Defert ...
See Eribon, Foucault, p. 147; et, p. 122. 112. See Gilles Deleuze, Foucault (Paris,
1986), p. 22; et: Foucault, trans. Sean Hand (Minneapolis, 1986), p. 13 (the
translation misses the point entirely). 113. AS, pp. 64-65; et, p. 47. Foucault's lack
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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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