Synopses & Reviews
The author turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history.
"Foucault is a thinker from whose writing one can infer lessons for our modern lives and dilemmas." Boston Globe
"Though at times it draws very broad conclusions from the discussion of relatively few texts, it is still highly recommended." Library Journal
About the Author
One of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France, Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology and literary criticism.