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The Lives of Michel Foucault:
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When he died of an AIDS-related condition in 1984, Michel Foucault had become the most influential French philosopher since the end of World War II. His powerful studies of the creation of modern medicine, prisons, psychiatry, and other methods of classification have had a lasting impact on philosophers, historians, critics, and novelists the world over. But as public as he was in his militant campaigns on behalf of prisoners, dissidents, and homosexuals, he shrouded his personal life in mystery.
In The Lives of Michel Foucault -- written with the full cooperation of Daniel Defert, Foucault's former lover -- David Macey gives the richest account to date of Foucault's life and work, informed as it is by the complex issues arising from his writings.
"Admirable...yields a vivid picture of Foucault."
-- New Republic
"David Macey's The Lives of Michel Foucault is the third, and probably the last, Foucault biography to appear in English.... It is also the best: fuller in its source and freer in their use...preferable, in terms of moral intelligence, maturity and poise." -- The Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description see notes for publisher info. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2914546726
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1993. Hb. Condition: VG-. Dust Jacket Condition: VG-. 599pp. Index. Wear boards, soiling edges, DJ: stickers back, wear extremities. Seller Inventory # 218234
Book Description Hutchinson, 1993. Condition: Used: Very Good. Hardback with dust jacket. Slight shelf wear and tiny closed tear to rear panel of DJ at spine-head, otherwise no marks or damage. VG+/VG. Seller Inventory # C10D20025
Book Description Hutchinson, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Ex-library copy, with usual stamps. Protective pladtic sleeve over dust-jacket. Internally in good condition. S5. Seller Inventory # 00-05ZW-FMOR1024J199518
Book Description HUTCHINSON. Condition: Very Good. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Fine in fine dustjacket. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # KOC0010046
Book Description Hutchinson, 1993. Hardback. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st edn. ~No ownership marks. Dustwrapper unfaded, unclipped, and protected in removable clear plastic sleeve. Robust packaging. Size: xxiv, 599pp. Seller Inventory # LL3201
Book Description HUTCHINSON, 1993. Condition: Very Good. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Fine in fine dustjacket. . . . . . Seller Inventory # KOC0010046
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Near-fine hardback copy in Near-fine jacket. LISTING PHOTO DOES NOT NECESSARILY REPRESENT THIS COPY. Seller Inventory # 022879
Book Description Hutchinson London 1993, 1993. 24.0 x 16.0cms, 600pp, b/w illusts, very good+ hardback & dustwrapper When Foucault died in 1984 he was widely recognised as France's most influential philosopher since WWII. He tried to destroy all the documents that provided clues to his (gay) personalilty. And yet, his public life had involved militant and courageous campaigning for prisoners, dissidents and gays. This book 'discusses frankly the delicate issues arising from his sexuality'. Seller Inventory # 141836
Book Description Hutchinson / Random House UK, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First U.K. Edition. [xxiii], 599pp w endnotes, bibliographies and index. Textured grey boards w fine silver lettering on spine. No wear to covers or spine. Binding square and sound. Illustrated DJ is clean and without wear, preserved in archival cover. Seller Inventory # 040688