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On The Government of the Living

Lectures at the Collège de France, 1979–1980

  • Editors
  • Michel Senellart
  • François Ewald
  • Alessandro Fontana

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 1-21
  3. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 22-46
  4. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 47-71
  5. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 72-92
  6. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 93-113
  7. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 114-141
  8. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 142-166
  9. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 167-192
  10. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 193-222
  11. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 223-251
  12. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 252-287
  13. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 288-320
  14. Michel Senellart, François Ewald, Alessandro Fontana
    Pages 321-325
  15. Michel Senellart
    Pages 326-356
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 357-365

About this book

Introduction

With these lectures Foucault inaugurates his investigations of truth-telling in the ethical domain of practices of techniques of the self. How and why, he asks, does the government of men require those subject to power to be subjects who must tell the truth about themselves? 

Keywords

ethics France Greek living Michel Foucault subject translator truth

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