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By Christopher Falzon, Timothy O'Leary, Jana Sawicki

ISBN-10: 1444334069

ISBN-13: 9781444334067

A spouse to Foucault includes a suite of essays from tested and rising students that symbolize the main large remedy of French thinker Michel Foucault’s works at the moment available.
• includes a accomplished number of authors and issues, with either validated and rising students represented
• comprises chapters that survey Foucault’s significant works and others that technique his paintings from various thematic angles
• Engages largely with Foucault's lately released lecture classes from the Collège de France
• includes the 1st translation of the broad ‘Chronology’ of Foucault’s existence and works written by way of Foucault’s life-partner Daniel Defert
• encompasses a bibliography of Foucault’s shorter works in English, cross-referenced to the traditional French version Dits et Ecrits

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21 daniel defert August The 26th, Foucault is seconded for one year from the Ministry of Education to Foreign Affairs. Autumn Takes up the position in Uppsala. At this time, France is rebuilding its cultural relations. Washington, Moscow, and Stockholm – because of the Nobel Prize – are the important posts. The Cultural Relations Unit, on the fifth floor of the Quai d’Orsay [French Ministry of Foreign Affairs], thinks highly of the opinions of Foucault, who spends three years as teaching assistant in the Department of Romance Languages and Director of the Maison de France.

Foucault, who had worked on this text a great deal in the 1950s, speaks now about “the importance of this very disappointing text,” which forces him to further develop his notion of archaeology (letter**). Is appointed Professor of Psychology at the University of Clermont-Ferrand, where he replaces Jules Vuillemin as head of the Department of Philosophy; Vuillemin succeeds Maurice Merleau-Ponty, who died unexpectedly on May 3rd 1961, at the Collège de France. ** “letter,” without indicating recipient, denotes a letter sent to Daniel Defert.

The planned speaking tour is ended by the shows of force that, week after week, consolidate the takeover by the generals, who will soon either sack or exile his friends. 1966 January Creation at the École Normale, around Jacques-Alain Miller and François Régnault, of the Epistemology Circle, under the double inspiration of Jacques Lacan and Canguilhem. ” This circle responds to and differentiates itself from the creation, around Robert Linhart, of the Union of Young Marxist-Leninist Communists (UJCML), the first Maoist group among students.

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