Images From The Writings Of Michel Foucault




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Published on Jan 27, 2007

These were culled from a variety of French philosopher Michel Foucault's works - from the early "Madness and Civilization" (1965) through the last two published volumes of "The History of Sexuality" (1985-1986) - and some key essays ...

In order:

1. Michel Foucault, cover illustration for Alan Sheridan's 'The Will To Truth';
2. The Ship of Fools ('Madness and Civilization')
3. Marquis de Sade, by ManRay ('The Order of Things')
4. 'Las Meninas', by Velazquez ('The Order of Things')
5. Friedrich Nietzsche, by Munch ('Nietzsche, Genealogy, History')
6. Don Quixote, by Picasso ('The Order of Things')
7. Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon ('Discipline and Punish')
8. Jeremy Bentham ('Discipline and Punish')
9. Philippe Pinel ('Madness and Civilization')
10. Friedrich Hoelderlin ('The Father's "No" ')
11. David Ricardo ('The Order of Things')
12. Georges Bataille {'Preface to Transgression')
13. Jorge Luis Borges ('The Order of Things')
14. Rene Descartes ('Madness and Civilization')
15. Maurice Blanchot ('The Thought from Outside')
16. Georges Cuvier ('The Order of Things')
17. Xavier Bichat ('Birth of the Clinic')
18. Robert Damiens ('Discipline and Punish')
19. Raymond Roussel ('Raymond Roussel')
20. Plato ('The Use of Pleasure')
21. Herculine Barbin, the cover of Foucault's study ('Herculine Barbin')
22. Franz Bopp ('The Order of Things')
23. Antonin Artaud ('Madness and Civilization,' 'The Order of Things')
24. Plutarch ('The Care of the Self')
25. Gustave Flaubert ('Fantasia of the Library')
26. Pierre Rivierre, the manuscript's first page
27. 'This Is Not A Pipe', by Magritte ('This Is Not a Pipe')

The music is from American composer Morton Feldman's "Coptic Light" (1986)

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