• Lives of Michel Foucault See large image

    Lives of Michel Foucault (Paperback) By (author) David Macey

    Hard to find title available from Book Depository

    $17.95 - Save $9.33 34% off - RRP $27.28 Free delivery worldwide Available
    Dispatched in 3 business days
    When will my order arrive?
    Add to basket | Add to wishlist |

    DescriptionWhen 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.


Other books

Other people who viewed this bought | Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

 

Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for Lives of Michel Foucault

    Title
    Lives of Michel Foucault
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Macey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 624
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 221 mm
    Thickness: 40 mm
    Weight: 518 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780679757924
    ISBN 10: 0679757929
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPC
    LC classification: B2430.F724
    DC21: 194
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP050
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/GAY
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    BISAC V2.8: BIO009000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A10204058
    Thema V1.0: QDH, QD
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Vintage Books
    Publication date
    01 November 1995
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "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
    Flap copy
    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.