R: request help in tracking a reference

I don't have my Foucault books with me in Italy but the quotation below
sounds like something that might have been said in the debate/conversation
either with Chomsky or with the Maoist students, the one that is reproduced
near the beginning of Power/Knowledge. Wish I could be of more assistance.

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Da: Ian Robert Douglas <Ian_Robert_Douglas@xxxxxxxxx>
A: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Data: Thursday, March 11, 1999 10:01 AM
Oggetto: request help in tracking a reference

> does anyone recognise this quotation of Foucault? I cannot for the life
>of me remember where its from, and I lost the exact reference in a mountain
>of papers. Any help _much_ appreciated.
>"It seems to me that the idea of justice in itself is an idea which in
>effect has been invented and put to work in different types of societies as
>an instrument of a certain political and economic power or as a weapon
>against that power .. One can't .. put these notions forward to justify a
>fight which should .. overthrow the very fundaments of our society." --
>Michel Foucault
>best wishes,
>Ian R. Douglas | Watson Institute for International Studies
>Brown University, Box 1831, Providence, RI 02912 USA
>tel: 401 863-2420 fax: 401 863-2192
> "Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons,
> It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep
> with the earth." - Walt Whitman

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