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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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