The Government of Self and Others : Lectures at the Collège de France 1982–1983

An exciting and highly original examination of the practices of truth-telling and speaking out freely (parr?sia) in ancient Greek tragedy and philosophy. Foucault discusses the difficult and changing practices of truth-telling in ancient democracies and tyrannies and offers a new perspective on the...

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Main Author: Foucault, Michel
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Gros, Frédéric (Editor), Ewald, François (Editor), Fontana, Alessandro (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2010, 2010
Series:Michel Foucault, Lectures at the Collège de France
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:An exciting and highly original examination of the practices of truth-telling and speaking out freely (parr?sia) in ancient Greek tragedy and philosophy. Foucault discusses the difficult and changing practices of truth-telling in ancient democracies and tyrannies and offers a new perspective on the specific relationship of philosophy to politics
Physical Description:XVII, 402 p. 21 illus online resource
ISBN:9780230274730