At the time of his death in , at the age of 58, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most powerful minds of the 20th century. Hailed by. Buy Michel Foucault (Paper) (Cobe) Reprint by Didier Eribon (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. ‘No doubt,’ writes Didier Eribon, ‘there are several Foucaults – a thousand ‘ Writing a biography of Michel Foucault,’ he confesses, ‘may seem.

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Aycr wrote their own memoirs: His sexual orientation has largely subsided as a source of contention, but his intellectual legacy remains as contested as ever. The Voice of Hegel. Contact us for rights and issues inquiries. By the mids he appeared as one of the avatars of structuralism, positioning himself as a new star in the fashionable world of French thought.

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Fascinating is also the broader political, intellectual and social context that shaped Foucault as a man and thinker. Didier Eribon’s account contests that assertion. Request removal from index. Science Logic didire Mathematics.

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Zacharias Flou rated it really liked it Sep 11, From inside the book. Great to meet a philosopher who is unconventional in his sexual life – and a great adaptor to everything that ran against him.


Keith Flett London N Rick Hobbs rated it it was amazing Dec 08, It does not sensationalize or manipulate as other biographies on Foucault have the life-story of a fascinating, brilliant, and radically engaged intellectual.

Yet during this same period, Eribon shows, he was quietly and adroitly campaigning for a chair in the College de France–the very pinnacle of the French academic system. It is quite clear that the academic and political establishment in post WWII France was very much an old boys network of Normaliens.

Rejecting traditional liberal and At the time of his death inat the age of 58, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most powerful minds of the 20th century.

John Forrester – – History of Science Miller sought to configure Foucault’s sexual practices as being evidence of his theoretical bend. It provides readable and helpful biographical context for Foucault’s work. More an extended review of Foucault’s works than a true biography. Continental Philosophy categorize this paper. There are, as far as I eribob, three Foucault biographies available in English.


General readers if they still exist may marvel yet again at the public interest aroused in France by essentially academic debates. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lex rated it really liked it Apr 25, No eBook available Amazon. John Rajchman, Michel Foucault.


Already during his lifetime, Foucault was a controversial personality, because of his way of life and his way of thinking.

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Books by Didier Eribon. Foucault’s work is the theoretical linchpin for my work, so I was wondering what made him, well, him.

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Published September 2nd by Harvard University Press first published But readers of this study understand that his thinking is infinit Excellent biography of a key figure in late 20th century thought. Mayne walks all around the key contradiction in Foucault: