From: Lefort Pauline <paulinelefort@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 08:37:38 +0200
You can have all answers in the biography of Didier Eribon, Michel
Foucault, Flammarion, set. 1989; in the last chapter (in french)
Foucault published first la volonté de savoir in 1976. And if I
remember it well, confession on the flesh was in a fact the second
book of his history of sexuality that he wrote as he studied the
Christian pastoral. And after he understood he must work on the Greek
and Latin world influenced by Paul Veyne. So he decided to published
his work chronologically: l'usage des plaisirs, le soucis de soi
(linked to Greek and Latin world) and then les aveux de la chair
(linked to christian age). But he died before he had finished to
alter this last book.
And yes he express injunction against posthumorous publications.
Pierre Nora in Eribon's book talk about a letter written before his
But about your third question I have no idea. he talks a lot about
christian pastoral in his class at the college de france : Sécurité,
territoire, population. and probably in other books...
Le 20 juin 06 à 05:06, michael bibby a écrit :
Can the members of this list serve who are enlightened
as to the 4th volume of the History of Sexuality
(confession of the flesh) please enlighten us
benighted souls who are awaiting its publication. A
few question beg to be answered: 1) was this proposed
work completed before foucaults death? 2) does
foucaults express injunction againt posthumourous
publications stand in the way of its release? 3) Are
we likely to see its publication in the
future(irrespective of the answer to the first two
questions, that is, of the condition of the manuscript
and the wishes of its author)?
"I have cultivated my delirium with delight and
terror. Now I suffer continually from vertigo, and
today, 23rd of January, 1862, I have received a
singular warning, I have felt the wind of the wing of
madness pass over me." Baudelaire.
--- Erik Hoogcarspel <jehms@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
bradley nitins schreef:
Please do not moderate this list, it was annoying
to have one's
messages censured previously for what seemed very
"Every man must be a monkey for his whole life."
According to Foucault moderation would make the list
more productive, so
it would produce a lot more of the same, but I think
it would be a lot
less inventive and inspirational. And I think that
it's not a smart move
to ask for surveillance as soon as something out of
happens. The fear for deviance is not something we
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