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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Again and again, Foucault seemed "to go spontaneously beyond the facts."
Again and again, his style seemed to express "a certain 'valorization' of the
experience of madness in the light of cases like that of Antonin Artaud."47 The
jury's report ...
Instead of bending before the arbitrariness and violence of what had previously
seemed to be self- evidently true, the human being can always summon the
courage to resist and think differently.65 It was on this note that Foucault
Turning back to Foucault's texts, I now read virtually everything I could find that he
had written or said The interviews, essays, and books, like the anecdotes I
already knew, all seemed to be pieces in a larger puzzle. And this puzzle, I had ...
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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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