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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2 In the preface he published to Madness and Civilization in 1961, Foucault
summarized his projected lifework in terms that suggest the profundity of
Nietzsche's impact on him in these formative years. His goal, he declared
elliptically, would ...
18 In the early 1970s, Foucault had returned to Nietzsche's thought wit i fresh
interest. In 1970, he had devoted one of his courses at Vincenni s to Nietzsche;
and in 1971, in his first series of lectures at the College c e France, he had ...
Nietzschean idea in Discipline and Punish, how "the man of modern humanism
was born" — and how the soul became a "prison" of the body.21 Nietzsche had
analyzed the character of this process in the famous second essay of the ...
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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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