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  • Published: 30 March 2000
  • ISBN: 9780140259544
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $45.00
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Ethics


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This is the first of three volumes collecting the most significant writings and interviews of Michel Foucault outside his published monographs. ETHICS contains Foucault's summaries of the highly influential courses he taught at the College de Francefrom 1970 to 1982 (hitherto never translated into English), as well as engaging and unusally candid interviews and Foucault's key writings on ethics. 'A fabulous journey through thirty years of political and intellectual ferment that shows that Foucault's work is as alive and contemporary as ever' -- Didier Eribon

  • Pub date: 30 March 2000
  • ISBN: 9780140259544
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $45.00

About the Author

Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault was one of the most influential thinkers in the contemporary world. Social scientist and historian of ideas, Foucault was Profesor of History of Systems of Thought at the Collège de France. He wrote frequently for French newspapers and reviews, and edited Critique. Among his many publications are Madness and Civilisation (1961); The Archaeology of Knowledge (1972); The Birth of the Clinic (1973); Discipline and Punish (1975); and three volumes of The History of Sexuality: Volume One, The Will To Knowledge (1976); Volume Two: The Use of Pleasure (1984); and Volume Three: The Care of the Self (1984). Many of his books are published by Penguin. Ethics and Aesthetics, the first and second parts of a three volume Essential Works of Michael Foucault, were recently published by Penguin. Power, part three, was recently published by Allen Lane. Professor Foucault died in 1994.

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