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. At the time of his death in , at the age of fifty-eight, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as Didier Eribon’s captivating account overthrows that assertion. Michel Foucault by Didier Eribon, translated by Betsy Wing. By Ian Hunt. It was inevitable that a biography of Foucault would be written and it is fortunate that the .

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The original work is not included in the purchase of this review. Did he not, on numerous occasions, challenge the notion of the author, thereby dismissing the very possibility of a biographical study? At the time eriobn his death inat the age of fifty-eight, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most powerful minds of this century. This book does more than follow the career of one extraordinary intellectual. But readers of this study understand that didier eribon foucault thinking is infinitely more complex and nuanced than these generalizations may lead us to believe.


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Miller sought to configure Foucault’s sexual practices as being evidence of his theoretical bend. Joonas rated didier eribon foucault liked it Feb 21, Yet during this same period, Eribon shows, he was quietly foucqult adroitly campaigning for a chair in the College de France–the very pinnacle of the French academic system.

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