The History of Sexuality The Care of the Self

by Michel Foucault

The History of Sexuality The Care of the Self Synopsis

The third volume of Foucault's history of sexuality. A sociologist and historian of ideas, Foucault's other works include Madness and Civilization , The Archaeology of Knowledge , The Birth of the Clinic and Discipline and Punish .

The History of Sexuality The Care of the Self Press Reviews

The Care of the Self shares with the writings on which it draws the characteristic of being carefully constructed, exquisitely reasoned and internally cogent. -- The New York Times Book Review Foucault is a thinker from whose writing one can infer lessons for our modern lives and dilemmas. -- Boston Globe

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140137354
Publication date: 14th May 1990
Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Sexual behaviour, History of ideas, Popular psychology,

About Michel Foucault

One of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France, Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology and literary criticism.

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