Re: foucault quote

Have you checked out _The Passion of Michael Foucault_ by James Miller?
Miller gives a pretty good account of who the man was. This biography
is a realy great starting place for understanding Foucault's works as a whole. Plus
there are 71 pages of refrence notes which will prove invaluable in
unraveling more of Foucoult and his influances you see fit.On Sat, 8 Apr
1995, Lucindy Willis wrote:

> In *Representations of the Intellectual* (1994), Edward Said writes that
> intellectuals don't have to be "humorless complainers." "Witnessing a sorry state of affairs when one is not in power is by no means a monotonous
> monochromatic activity. It involves what Foucault once called a "relentless
> erudition," scouring alternative sources, exhuming buried documents" etc.
> (xviii).
> Does anyone on this program know where the phrase relentless erudition
> orginated (work and page #).
> Secondly, would someone mind sharing a list of articles or works for the
> Foucault novice? Something that would give me a firm foundation into
> Foucault's theories and ideas? I do a lot of work with the intellectual
> and power and though I have read foucault, I don't feel that x
> I am on firm
> footing with his work.
> Thank you.
> L. willis


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