Politics, Philosophy, Culture: Interviews and Other Writings, 1977-1984

Politics, Philosophy, Culture: Interviews and Other Writings, 1977-1984

by Michel Foucault
     
 

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Politics, Philosophy, Culture contains a rich selection of interviews and other writings by the late Michel Foucault. Drawing upon his revolutionary concept of power as well as his critique of the institutions that organize social life, Foucault discusses literature, music, and the power of art while also examining concrete

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Politics, Philosophy, Culture contains a rich selection of interviews and other writings by the late Michel Foucault. Drawing upon his revolutionary concept of power as well as his critique of the institutions that organize social life, Foucault discusses literature, music, and the power of art while also examining concrete issues such as the Left in contemporary France, the social security system, the penal system, homosexuality, madness, and the Iranian Revolution.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
``A candid, unbuttoned Foucault'' praises rock music and admits how boring it was to write some of his books, says he hates France's social security system and glorifies Khomeini's fundamentalist revolution. ``By gathering the late Foucault's scattered interviews and a few lectures, this omnibus helps render his dense thoughts more accessible,'' observed PW. (June)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134976362
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/04/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
356
File size:
472 KB

Meet the Author

Lawrence D. Kritzman is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth.

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