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    DescriptionAn exciting and highly original examination of the practices of truth-telling and speaking out freely (parresia) in ancient Greek tragedy and philosophy. Foucault discusses the difficult and changing practices of truth-telling in ancient democracies and tyrannies.


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    Title
    The Government of Self and Others
    Subtitle
    Lectures at the College de France, 1982-1983
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michel Foucault, Edited by Professor of Philosophy Arnold I Davidson, Translated by Graham Burchell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 402
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312572921
    ISBN 10: 0312572921
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    BISAC V2.8: PHI019000
    BIC subject category V2: HPS
    DC21: 320.01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    DC22: 320.01
    LC classification: JA
    Abridged Dewey: 320
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    B&T Approval Code: A10204050
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 37
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    BISAC V2.8: POL032000
    B&T Approval Code: A10170000, A10405300
    BISAC V2.8: PHI043000
    Thema V1.0: QDTS, JPA
    Publisher
    Picador USA
    Imprint name
    Picador USA
    Publication date
    26 April 2011
    Author Information
    Michel Foucault acknowledged as the preeminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines. He died in 1984.Arnold I. Davidson (Editor) is the Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, and Professor of the History of Political Philosophy at the University of Pisa. He is co-editor of the volume "Michel Foucault: Philosophie." He lives in Chicago. Graham Burchell (Translator) is the translator, and has written essays on Michel Foucault. He is an Editor of "The Foucault Effect."
    Review quote
    Praise for "Lectures at the College de France, 1978-1979" "[Foucault] has an alert and sensitive mind that can ignore the familiar surfaces of established intellectual codes and ask new questions...[He] gives dramatic quality to the movement of culture."--"The New York Review of Books""" "Foucault is quite central to our sense of where we are..."--"The Nation" "These lectures offer important insights into the evolution of the primary focus of Foucault's later work - the relationship between power and knowledge."--"Library Journal" "Ideas spark off nearly every page...The words may have been spoken in [the 1970s] but they seem as alive and relevant as if they had been written yesterday."--"Bookforum"