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By Christopher Falzon, Timothy O'Leary, Jana Sawicki

ISBN-10: 1444334069

ISBN-13: 9781444334067

A significant other to Foucault contains a set of essays from demonstrated and rising students that symbolize the main wide remedy of French thinker Michel Foucault’s works at the moment available.
• includes a entire choice of authors and issues, with either tested and rising students represented
• contains chapters that survey Foucault’s significant works and others that method his paintings from various thematic angles
• Engages largely with Foucault's lately released lecture classes from the Collège de France
• comprises the 1st translation of the broad ‘Chronology’ of Foucault’s lifestyles and works written via Foucault’s life-partner Daniel Defert
• features a bibliography of Foucault’s shorter works in English, cross-referenced to the normal French version Dits et Ecrits

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May The 30th, returns hurriedly to Paris, with Jean-Christoph Öberg, in order to take part in the political events. June The 1st, investiture of General de Gaulle as head of the government. September The 28th, France adopts the Constitution of the Fifth Republic by referendum. October Foucault leaves Stockholm for Warsaw, which is still mostly in ruins. He is given the task of reopening the Center for French Civilization within the university. He sets himself up in the Bristol Hotel, above the café popular with the intellectuals at that time.

17 daniel defert 1952 Practices as a psychologist in Professor Delay’s unit, where Henri Laborit is testing the first neuroleptic drug, marking the dawn of a psychiatric revolution. May Beginning of an intense relationship with the composer Jean Barraqué (1928–73).  the most ecstatic freedom under the most severe control of the pen,” wrote André Hodeir (“La Musique occidentale post-webernienne,” Esprit, special issue, January 1960). “Adorable, ugly as sin, terribly spiritual, his knowledge of bad boys touched on the encyclopedic.

Presents to the circle of communist students at the École Normale a short essay on materialist psychopathology, written at the suggestion of Althusser. Attends Jacques Lacan’s seminar at Sainte-Anne Psychiatric Hospital. 18 chronology March The 5th, death of Stalin. Barraqué reworks Séquences, composed in 1950 on texts by Rimbaud, for which he substitutes texts from Ecce Homo and the poetry of Nietzsche. Foucault’s enthusiasm for René Char completely replaces that for Saint-John Perse. Intensive reading of German psychiatry from the inter-war years, on which he accumulates notes and translations, and also of theology (Barth) and anthropology (Haeberlin).

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