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The Government of Self and Others: Lectures at the College de France,…

by Michel Foucault

Other authors: Graham Burchell (Translator)

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Series: Lectures at the Collège de France (1982-1983)

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An exciting and highly original examination of the practices of truth-telling and speaking out freely (parr'sia) in ancient Greek tragedy and philosophy. Foucault discusses the difficult and changing practices of truth-telling in ancient democracies and tyrannies and offers a new perspective on the specific relationship of philosophy to politics.… (more)
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This book (ISBNs: 2020658690, 1403986665, 9505578148) contains Foucault's 1982-1983 lectures. Please DO NOT combine this book with the 1983-1984 lectures, Le gouvernement de soi et des autres : Tome 2, Le courage de la verité (ISBN: 2020658704). It is called volume 2 of The Government of Self and Others, but it is a different work from the original volume with that title.
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An exciting and highly original examination of the practices of truth-telling and speaking out freely (parr'sia) in ancient Greek tragedy and philosophy. Foucault discusses the difficult and changing practices of truth-telling in ancient democracies and tyrannies and offers a new perspective on the specific relationship of philosophy to politics.

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