Re: A non-defense ofthe Miller book.

Foucault is a scientist. His work should in no sense be related to his
'personality'. No more than an understanding of Althusser's personal life
sheds light on his scientific contributions do discussions of Foucault's
sexuality illuminate his scientific contributions. These discussions, of
which the Miller book is an excellent example, do nothing but reveal the
narrow minded and prying puritanism of an American culture which is
consistently unable to appreciate the contributions of important


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