About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College

2016.03.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Foucault, About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College, 1980, Graham Burchell (tr.),
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2016.03.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Foucault, About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College, 1980, Graham Burchell (tr.), University of Chicago Press, 2016, 140pp., $25.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780226188546. Reviewed by Cynthia D. Coe, Central Washington University The core of this book is a transcript of two lectures -- "Subjectivity and Truth" and "Christianity and Confession" -- given in English by Foucault at Dartmouth College in November 1980, which are revised versions of the Howison lectures given at the University of California-Berkeley in October of the same year (and then published as Subjectivity and Truth). The title comes from Foucault's suggestion during the Berkeley lectures that these two lectures should have had this title (27n). Appended to these lectures are the transcript of a public discussion held at Berkeley two days after the lectures there and the transcript of an interview conducted. . .

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