10 March 1971

  • Daniel Defert
  • François Ewald
  • Alessandro Fontana
Chapter
Part of the Michel Foucault, Lectures at the Collège de France book series

Abstract

Purification is an archaic rite; but, in the course of an evolution which has to be traced, it will be articulated on two oppositions which were originally foreign to it: criminality/innocence ignorance/knowledge.

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Notes

  1. 7.
    M.P. Nilsson, Greek Popular Religion (New York: Columbia University Press, 1940) pp. 104–105.Google Scholar
  2. 8.
    L. Moulinier, Orphée et l’Orphisme à l’époque classique (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1955) pp. 60–61: “Orphism is ‘a new spirit infused’ in the ancient religions.”Google Scholar

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  • Daniel Defert
  • François Ewald
  • Alessandro Fontana

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