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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Continuum; Reprint edition (13 April 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826490786
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826490780
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 0.8 x 19.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 82,858 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"'Perhaps one day this century will be known as Deleuzian.' -- Michel Foucault 'Certainly the most original and authoritative comment on Foucault to date... a portrait of Foucault as a truly new kind of thinker, an 'inside' perspective on Foucault's project that will be difficult to surpass.' -- Teaching Philosophy"

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Gilles Deleuze was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII.

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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Mr. A. J. Thomas on 22 Sep 2007
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Deleuze is perhaps the most authoritative of Foucault's commentators. Not because of their friendship, collaborations, or dialogues. Not even because of the enormous respect each held for the other. If this book were written by a stranger, it would still be a part of the Foucault canon. Because it grasps hold of the Foucault project and grapples with it, refusing to let go and refusing to let it slink away.
The book is divided into two, where the first part includes articles previously published on certain works (The Archeology of Knowledge, and Discipline and Punish), and the second struggles to elucidate and elaborate the project of "Thinking Otherwise". This part embraces both Foucault's early thoughts on transgression and his later accounts on techniques of the self. It draws on his histories and his theories of power: Foucault's method and his objectives. It also reflects Deleuze's own concerns with thought and the fold.
In terms of texts, this book is important because it expands on the thoughts only sketchily worked out in his article in "Magazine Litteraire" (published 1994: written in 1977, and translated in Davidson's Foucault and his Interlocutors, UofChicago Press, 1997). It is also tantalising in its hints towards and references to Foucault's unpublished work in volume 4 of the History of Sexuality.
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By paul on 7 Feb 2014
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Quite repetitive. Describes Foucault's Archaeology of Knowledge. The Power/Knowledge relation is desire and the differentiation of the differentiator, the precursor referred to in Difference and Repetition.
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Who could resist the student and the master in dialogue? A must-have read if either Foucault or Deleuze are of interest
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By Romy Opperman on 30 Dec 2012
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this short book is incredibly rich and challenging, a syntheses of the thought of 2 of the greatest thinkers ever, was in good condition and came promptly
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 4 Jan 2001
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Maybe inaccesible but nevertheless the first and still the best book on Michel Foucault as philosopher. Contrary to the american books about Foucault this one tries to understand the more obscure parts of Foucault philosophy.
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