The book is composed of two parts: a talk, The Courage of Truth: The Government of Self and Others II; Lectures at the Collège de France, 1983-1984 (Michel Foucault Lectures at the Collège de France, 11), Saint Foucault : Towards a Gay Hagiography, Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison, The Archaeology of Knowledge: And the Discourse on Language, Penal Theories and Institutions: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1971-1972 (Michel Foucault, Lectures at the Collège de France), Subjectivity and Truth: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1980-1981 (Michel Foucault Lectures at the Collège de France, 12), The Government of Self and Others: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1982-1983 (Michel Foucault Lectures at the Collège de France, 10), I Love Dick (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents), "There are at least two reasons why this is an invaluable book. Michel Foucault: Free Lectures on Truth, Discourse & The Self (UC Berkeley, 1980-1983) Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was an enormously influential French philosopher who wrote, among other things, historical analyses of psychiatry, medicine, the prison system, and the function of sexuality in social organizations. The text was adapted for the web, as a digital archive, by Foucault.info in 1999 from photocopies of the verbatim transcription of the lectures by J. Pearson, consulted at the Bibliothèque du Saulchoir in Paris. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Although the present text is primarily a verbatim transcription of the lectures, repetitive sentences or phrases have been eliminated, responses to questions have been incorporated, whenever possible, into the lectures themselves, and numerous sentences have been revised, the division of the lectures into sections and the section headings also have been added, all in the hope of producing a more readable set of notes. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. has been added to your Cart. The inclusion of the question-and-answer sessions not only helps clarify content in the lectures, but demonstrates just how deeply he read ancient texts. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Editor’s notes: The text was adapted for the web, as a digital archive, by Foucault.info in 1999 from photocopies of the verbatim transcription of the lectures by J. Pearson, consulted at the Bibliothèque du Saulchoir in Paris. After 30 years, is going home and facing him her only path to freedom? Certain discourses in certain contexts have the power to convince people to accept statements as true. Zilosophy on Golf: Observations on the parallels between life and golf. This book challenges the establishment's narrative. “ Discourse and Truth: the Problematization of Parrhesia.” 6 lectures at University of California at Berkeley, CA, Oct-Nov. 1983. The footnotes and bibliography added by J.Pearson were not included. Frédéric Gros is a professor at the Université Paris XII. There was a problem loading your book clubs. — Foucault, Michel. “My intention was not to deal with the problem of truth, but with the problem of truth-teller or truth-telling … What if it's all a lie? . Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. . You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Discover the tactics. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The lectures were given as part of Foucault’s seminar, entitled “Discourse and Truth”. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. From time to time, the “haves” tamper with information. Second, his lectures are much clearer to follow than his books, making them an excellent complement to his written work.