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Foucault and the art of ethics

Author: Timothy O'Leary
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, [2006?]
Series: Continuum studies in ethics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive assessment of Michel Foucault's later work responds to the contemporary crisis in ethics, focusing on the way Foucault attempts to bring together the two seemingly-incompatible spheres of ethics and aesthetics through his reassessment of the Greek tradition.
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O'Leary, Timothy, 1966-
Foucault and the art of ethics.
London ; New York : Continuum, [2006?]
(DLC) 2007270798
Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy O'Leary
ISBN: 9780826481689 082648168X 9781847144034 1847144039
OCLC Number: 614501016
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 212 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; A Note on Citations and Sources; Introduction; Part One:; 1. The Journey to Greece; 2. Alcibiades Goes Wilde; 3. The Style of Domination; 4. The Ends of Ethics; 5. Strange Stories and Queer Stoics; Part Two:; 6. Refusing the Self; 7. Creating a Self Oneself; 8. The Practice of Philosophy. 9. The Art of Freedom; 10. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Continuum studies in ethics.
Responsibility: Timothy O'Leary.

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