Re: books for MF neophytes

>_Power/Knowledge_, a collection of essays by Foucault, is highly
>recommended. Of course, if you want further background, especially on
>intellectual influences, perhaps you can try several short works, such as
>Nietzsche's _Genealogy of Morals_, Marx's _The Communist Manifesto_, and one
>of Freud's short essays on "play," before proceeding to Foucault.
>Nietzsche's works are especially important, since they influenced
>Foucault tremendously.

>Rafael Acuna
>Ateneo de Manila University

I would be interested in hearing your (or anyone else's) ideas on how _The
Communist Manifesto_ can be seen as an influence on Foucault. I think this
would lead to an interesting thread of discussion.


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