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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The nature and merits of his accomplishments remain tangled in controversy. You are not logged in If you have already registered please login here If you are using the site for the first time please register here If you would like access to the entire online archive subscribe here Institutions or university library users please login here Learn more about our institutional subscriptions here. Great to meet a philosopher who is unconventional in his sexual life – and a great adaptor to everything that ran against him.

Michel Foucault Et Ses Contemporains. The full text of this book review is only available to subscribers of the London Review of Books. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Literary specialists may therefore be disappointed. Baris rated it it was amazing Aug 19, In the Sixties a sharp critic and opponent of Jean-Paul Sartre, in the Seventies he joined him in public demonstrations.

This book follows the career of one extraordinary intellectual and reconstructs the cultural, political and intellectual life of France from the postwar didisr to the present. Mar 01, Ted Gideonse rated it liked it Shelves: I read this book years ago.

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Michel Foucault Didier Eribon No preview available – The result is a concise, crisply readable, meticulously documented narrative that debunks the many myths and rumors surrounding the brilliant philosophe–and forces us to consider seriously the idea that all his books are indeed, just as Foucault said near the end of his life, “fragments of an autobiography.

Jul 14, Katie Glanz rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book does more than follow the career of one extraordinary intellectual.

mjchel Who was this man, Michel Foucault? Nov 09, Sean Sullivan rated it liked it Shelves: I bought this at a used bookstore a few months ago, and I started reading it a few days ago. Ivan Nora rated it really liked it Jun 02, Didier Eribon, Fiucault Foucault.

Salvo VaccaroRosi BraidottiM. 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 didoer, his classmates, his friends and enemies in academic life, and his celebrated companions in political activism, including Jean Genet, Simone Signoret, and Yves Montand.

Sign in to use this feature. Rick Hobbs rated it it was amazing Dec 08, John Forrester – – History of Science He was certainly just as volatile.

It provides readable and helpful biographical context for Foucault’s work. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A compulsive reviser and re-writer, he several times promised books that never appeared. Want to Read saving…. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

Eribon has methodically retraced the footsteps of his peripatetic subject, michek France to Sweden to Poland to Germany to Tunisia to Brazil to Japan to the United States. It is the story of a man and his time. Science Logic and Mathematics. Eribon has methodically retraced the footsteps of his peripatetic subject, from France to Sweden to Poland to Germany to Tunisia to Brazil to Japan to the United States.


Race and the Education of Desire: General readers if they still exist may marvel yet again at the public interest aroused in France by essentially academic debates. Fascinating is also the fouvault political, intellectual and social context that shaped Foucault as a man and thinker.

Focuault by distinguished historians and lionized on his frequent visits to America, he continues to provoke lively debate. After this caesura, Foucault assumes a much more political stance and Eribon pursues the story around loose thematic lines.

Foucault himself discouraged biographical questions, claiming that he was “not at all interesting”.

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At the time of his death erbionat the age of fifty-eight, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most powerful minds of this century. It is the story of a man and his time.

Zacharias Flou didir it really liked it Sep 11, 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.

An Introduction by Michel Foucault.

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It does not provide much analysis of his ideas. Did he not, on numerous occasions, challenge the notion of the author, thereby dismissing the very possibility of a biographical study?

Looking back, I think I invented excuses and dodged some duties: I have read all of them. Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Nov 18, Didier Eribon –