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  • Published: 4 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241435090
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $26.99

Ethics

Subjectivity and Truth: Essential Works of Michel Foucault 1954-1984




The Essential Works of Michel Foucault offer the definitive collection of Foucault's articles, interviews and seminars

The Essential Works of Michel Foucault offers the definitive collection of his articles, interviews and seminars from across thirty years of his extraordinary career. This first volume, Ethics, contains the summaries of Foucault's renowned courses at the Collège de France, as well as key writings and candid interviews on ethical matters: from the role of the intellectual and philosopher in society to friendship, sexuality and the care of the self and others.

  • Published: 4 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241435090
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $26.99

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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Praise for 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

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