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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And a fe months later, around Easter 1954, Foucault sent her his text. At first
Verdeaux was stunned: Foucault's piece was more than twice as long as
Binswanger's original essay. But when she sat down to read it, she became more
and more ...
As the French historian Michel de Certeau remarked in perhaps the single most
acute essay on the book, "the dazzle and, at times, preciosity of the style combine
with the minute dexterity of the analysis to produce an obscurity in which both ...
His starting point wa the same essay on enlightenment that had formed the basis
for his \97i lecture, "What is Critique?" In effect, the first paragraph of Kant's 178'
essay became a kind of Rorschach test. Every time Foucault interpretec it — as ...
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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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