Foucault Against Himself

by Francois Caillat
Foucault Against Himself
  • ISBN-13: 9781551526027
  • Author(s): Francois Caillat
  • Preface by: Paul Ranibow
  • Subject: Philosophy
  • Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
  • Imprint: Arsenal Pulp Press
  • Publication Date: 19-11-2015
  • Format: p/b

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In his private life as well as in his work and his politics Michel Foucault often stood in contradiction to himself, especially when his expansive ideas collided with the institutions in which he worked. In Fran§ois Caillat's provocative collection of essays and interviews based on his documentary of the same name, leading contemporary critics and philosophers reframe Foucault's legacy in an effort to build new ways of thinking about his struggle against society's mechanisms of domination, demonstrating how self-conflict lies at the heart of Foucault's life and work.
About the book

In his private life as well as in his work and his politics Michel Foucault often stood in contradiction to himself, especially when his expansive ideas collided with the institutions in which he worked. In Fran§ois Caillat's provocative collection of essays and interviews based on his documentary of the same name, leading contemporary critics and philosophers reframe Foucault's legacy in an effort to build new ways of thinking about his struggle against society's mechanisms of domination, demonstrating how self-conflict lies at the heart of Foucault's life and work.