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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Sadly, women are relegated to cameo roles in this whole story. It is quite clear that the academic and political establishment in post WWII France was very much an old boys network of Normaliens. It does not provide much analysis of his ideas. Dec 27, Jonfaith rated it it was amazing Shelves: Keith Flett London N James Penido rated it it was amazing Feb 17, No eBook available Amazon. I have read all of them. This book does more than follow the career of one extraordinary intellectual.

The full text of this book review is only available to subscribers of the London Review of Books. It is the story of a man and his time. Fascinating is also the broader political, intellectual and social context that shaped Foucault as a man and thinker.

Looking back, I think I invented excuses and dodged some duties: Biography and memoirsBiographyMichel Foucault,Philosophy. Who was this man, Michel Foucault?

Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. His sexual orientation has largely subsided as a source of contention, but his intellectual legacy remains as contested as ever. An Introduction by Michel Foucault. 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.


At the time of his death inat the age of fifty-eight, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most fucault minds of this century. From inside the book.

Foucault Live Interviews, Which is important, but I would have loved eribkn personal stuff. Sign in Create an account. Kamila rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Miller sought to configure Foucault’s sexual practices as being evidence of his theoretical bend.

Log In Register for Online Access. Foucault was a real survivor. Did he not, on numerous occasions, challenge the notion of the author, thereby dismissing the very possibility of a biographical study? John Rajchman, Michel Foucault. Didier Foucaklt, Michel Foucault. Foucault’s work is the theoretical linchpin for my work, so I was wondering what made him, well, him.

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Refresh and try again. Account Options Sign in. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I read this book years ago. Zacharias Flou rated it really liked it Jichel 11, This approach situated MF into certain traditions as well as movements.

Jul 14, Katie Glanz rated it it was amazing Shelves: But it was more than a matter of masks. Feb 16, James foucaut it it was amazing. Rejecting traditional liberal and Marxist “dreams of solidarity”, Foucault became the very model of the modern intellectual, replacing Sartre as the figure of the eminent Parisian and cosmopolitan master thinker.


Hailed by distinguished historians and lionized on his frequent visits to America, he continues to provoke lively debate. This article has no associated abstract. In the late s Foucault emerged as a budding young cultural attache, friendly with Gaullist diplomats.

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The nature and merits of his accomplishments Well acquainted with Foucault before his death, Eribon has drawn from the eyewitness accounts of Foucault’s closest friends and associates from all phases of his life – his mother, his schoolteachers, his classmates, his friends and enemies in academic life, and his celebrated companions in political activism, including Jean Genet, Simone Signoret, and Yves Montand.

This book follows the career of one extraordinary intellectual and reconstructs the cultural, political and intellectual life of France from the postwar years to the present. The nature and merits of foufault accomplishments sribon tangled in controversy.