Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault

French philosopher, historian and theorist of culture, a prominent representative of modern French structuralism
Do not ask who I am and do not ask me to remain the same. More than one person, doubtless like me, writes in order to have no face.More Michel Foucault quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When man deploys the arbitrary nature of his madness, he confronts the dark necessity of the world; the animal that haunts his nightmares and his nights of privation is his own nature, which will lay bare hell's pitiless truth.More Michel Foucault quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People will be surprised at the eagerness with which we went aboutpretending to rouse from its slumber a sexuality which every­thing-our discourses, our customs, our institutions, our regulations, our knowledges-was busy producing in the light of day and broadcasting to noisy accompaniment.More Michel Foucault quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
During the years 1945-1965 (I am referring to Europe), there was a certain way of thinking correctly, a certain style of politicaldiscourse, a certain ethics of the intellectual. One had to be on familiar terms with Marx, not let one's dreams stray too far from Freud.... These were therequirements that made the strange occupation of writing and speaking a measure of truth about oneself and one's time acceptable.More Michel Foucault quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Because they claim to be concerned with the welfare of whole societies, governments arrogate to themselves the right to pass off as mere abstract profit or loss the human unhappiness that their decisions provoke or their negligence permits. It is a duty of an international citizenship to always bring the testimony of people's suffering to the eyes and ears of governments, sufferings for which it's untrue that they are not responsible. The suffering of men must never be a mere silent residue of policy. It grounds an absMore Michel Foucault quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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