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The Lives of Michel Foucault

Macey, David

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ISBN 10: 0679430741 / ISBN 13: 9780679430742
Published by Pantheon, 1993
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Lives of Michel Foucault

Publisher: Pantheon

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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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.
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"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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