The History of Sexuality: The Care of the Self

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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.

The third volume of Foucault's history of sexuality. A sociologist and historian of ideas, Foucault's other works include "Madness and Civilization", "The Archaeology of Knowledge", "The Birth of the Clinic" and "Discipline and Punish".

"shares with the writings on which it draws the characteristic of being carefully constructed, exquisitely reasoned and internally cogent."

-- The New York Times Book Review

"Foucault is a thinker from whose writing one can infer lessons for our modern lives and dilemmas."

-- Boston Globe
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