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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149 Foucault now challenged Chomsky directly: "When, in the United States, you
commit an illegal act, do you justify it in terms of justice or of a superior legality, or
do you justify it by the necessity of the class struggle, which is at the present ...
The libertine's nostalgia for "society of blood," he warned, was "in the last
analysis a 'retro-version Foucault still wishes to counter the sway of modern
society over tl e body; he is committed to the struggle "to rediscover what one is
and s 1 that ...
English theorists, the relevant conflict was between Saxon common Is w and the "
Norman yoke" imposed by William the Conqueror; while f >r Boulainvilliers a
century later, the crucial struggle was between an art ; tocracy claiming Germanic
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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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