Foucault's Askesis: An Introduction to the Philosophical Life
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BeschreibungIn his renowned courses at the College de France from 1982 to 1984, Michel Foucault devoted his lectures to meticulous readings and interpretations of the works of Plato, Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius, among others. This work shows us Foucault in the last phase of his life in the act of becoming a philosopher.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; PART I: Philosophy as Care of the Self; Chapter 1: Truth as a Problem; Chapter 2: The Socratic Moment; Chapter 3: The Poetics of Subjectivity; Chapter 4: The Cynic & the True Life; PART II: Care of the Self in the Age of Reason; Chapter 5: Foucault's Cartesian Meditations; Chapter 6: The Prince and the Pastor: Figures of Power, Care, & Parrhesia; Chapter 7: Rage for Order, the Advent of Bio-Power; Chapter 8: Towards a Critique of the Present.
PortraitEdward F. McGushin is assistant professor of philosophy at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Untertitel: 'Topics in Historical Philosoph'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHWESTERN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2007
Seitenanzahl: 347 Seiten