the history of sexuality vol 1 an introduction

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The History Of Sexuality

Author : Michel Foucault
ISBN : 9780307819284
Genre : Philosophy
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Michel Foucult offers an iconoclastic exploration of why we feel compelled to continually analyze and discuss sex, and of the social and mental mechanisms of power that cause us to direct the questions of what we are to what our sexuality is.

The History Of Sexuality

Author : Michel Foucault
ISBN : 0679724699
Genre : Philosophy
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The author turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history.

The History Of Sexuality

Author : Michel Foucault
ISBN : 9780679724698
Genre : Sex customs
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The History Of Sexuality

Author : Michel Foucault
ISBN : UVA:X000484052
Genre : Sex customs
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The History Of Sexuality Vol 3

Author : Michel Foucault
ISBN : 9780307819260
Genre : Philosophy
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Michel Foucault takes us into the first two centuries of our own era, into the Golden Age of Rome, to reveal a subtle but decisive break from the classical Greek vision of sexual pleasure. He skillfully explores the whole corpus of moral reflection among philosophers (Plutarch, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca) and physicians of the era, and uncovers an increasing mistrust of pleasure and growing anxiety over sexual activity and its consequences.

The History Of Sexuality Vol 2

Author : Michel Foucault
ISBN : 9780307819277
Genre : Philosophy
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In this sequel to The History of Sexuality, Volume I: An Introduction, the brilliantly original French thinker who died in 1984 gives an analysis of how the ancient Greeks perceived sexuality. Throughout The Uses of Pleasure Foucault analyzes an irresistible array of ancient Greek texts on eroticism as he tries to answer basic questions: How in the West did sexual experience become a moral issue? And why were other appetites of the body, such as hunger, and collective concerns, such as civic duty, not subjected to the numberless rules and regulations and judgments that have defined, if not confined, sexual behavior?

A Postmodern Reader

Author : Joseph P. Natoli
ISBN : 0791416372
Genre : Philosophy
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These readings are organized into four sections. The first explores the wellsprings of the debates in the relationship between the postmodern and the enterprise it both continues and contravenes: modernism. Here philosophers, social and political commentators, as well as cultural and literary analysts present controversial background essays on the complex history of postmodernism. The readings in the second section debate the possibility or desirability of trying to define the postmodern, given its cultural agenda of decentering, challenging, even undermining the guiding master narratives of Western culture. The readings in the third section explore postmodernism s complicated complicity with these very narratives, while the fourth section moves from theory to practice in order to investigate, in a variety of fields, the common denominators of the postmodern condition in action."

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