The classic biography of the radical French philosopher with a
new afterword by acclaimed Foucault scholar Stuart Elden.
When he died of an AIDS-related condition in 1984, Michel Foucault
had become the most influential French philosopher since the end of
World War II. His powerful studies of the creation of modern
medicine, prisons, psychiatry, and other methods of classification
have had a lasting impact on philosophers, historians, critics, and... more...