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By Christopher Falzon, Timothy O'Leary, Jana Sawicki

A significant other to Foucault contains a set of essays from proven and rising students that characterize the main vast therapy of French thinker Michel Foucault’s works at the moment available.
• includes a entire number of authors and subject matters, with either confirmed and rising students represented
• contains chapters that survey Foucault’s significant works and others that strategy his paintings from a number of thematic angles
• Engages widely with Foucault's lately released lecture classes from the Collège de France
• comprises the 1st translation of the broad ‘Chronology’ of Foucault’s existence and works written via Foucault’s life-partner Daniel Defert
• encompasses a bibliography of Foucault’s shorter works in English, cross-referenced to the normal French variation Dits et Ecrits

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And they also briefly point to the problematic nature of traditional philosophical thought about God. ” “The Onto-theo-logical Constitution of Metaphysics” As already briefly outlined, Heidegger shows that metaphysics is characterized by what he calls an onto-theo-logical structure. He gave his now famous lecture on “The Onto-theo-logical Constitution of Metaphysics” as the final lecture of a seminar on Hegel’s Science of Logic in February 1957 and it was published with another lecture under the title Identity and Diff erence.

How were we able to drink up the sea? Who gave us the sponge to wipe away the entire horizon? What did we do when we unchained the earth from its sun? Whither is it moving now? Whither are we moving now? Away from all suns? Are we not plunging continually? . Are we not straying as through an infinite nothing? Do we not feel the breath of empty space? Has it not become colder? Is not night and more night coming on all the while? The “madman” concludes by wondering: “How shall we, murderers of all murderers, comfort ourselves?

A meta-narrative), but instead advocates telling “little,” local stories (petits récits). , as a challenge to the modern project, associated especially with Descartes, of finding a certain and indubitable grounding and foundation for truth, on which all other knowledge may be based. Many people now tend to think of ethics as shaped and defined by particular cultures or even as being merely personal opinion or preference. There is no absolute truth that might tell us what is right and wrong in all cases.

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