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Author Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984, author
Title Histoire de la sexualité English
The history of sexuality / by Michel Foucault ; translated from the French by Robert Hurley
Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, [1978-2021]
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.7 F821  v.1    AVAILABLE    30500100280323
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.7 F821  v.2 1985    AVAILABLE    30500100397689
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.7 F821  v.3 1986    AVAILABLE    30500100397697
 Ethnology Library  HQ12 .F6813 1978  v.3    AVAILABLE    30520020277951
 人社中心特藏室  HQ12 F68131  v.2    LIB USE ONLY    30560400232796
 人社中心特藏室  HQ12 F68131  v.3    LIB USE ONLY    30560400232788
 RCHSS Library  HQ12 F68131  v.4    AVAILABLE    30560400690373
Edition First American edition
Descript 4 volumes ; 22 cm
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Note Translation of Histoire de la sexualité. Vol. 1 is a translation of: La volonté de savoir
Includes bibliographical references and index
v. 1. An introduction -- v. 2. The use of pleasure -- v. 3. The care of the self -- v. 4. Confessions of the flesh
Volume 1: Part 1: We "Other Victorians" -- Part 2: The repressive hypothesis : The incitement to discourse -- The perverse implantation -- Part 3: Scientia sexualis -- Part 4: The deployment of sexuality : Objective -- Method -- Domain -- Periodization -- Part 5: Right of death and power over life
Volume 2: Modifications -- Forms of problematization -- Morality and practice of the self -- Part 1: The moral problematization of pleasures : Aphrodisia -- Chresis -- Enkrateia -- Freedom and truth -- Part 2: Dietetics : Regimen in general -- The diet of pleasures -- Risks and dangers -- Act, expenditure, death -- Part 3: Economics : The wisdom of marriage -- Ischomachus' household -- Three policies of moderation -- Part 4: Erotics : A problematic relation -- A boy's honor -- The object of pleasure -- Part 5: True love
Volume 3: Part 1: Dreaming of one's pleasures : The method of Artemidorus -- The analysis -- Dream and act -- Part 2: The cultivation of the self -- Part 3: Self and others : The marital role -- The political game -- Part 4: The body : Galen -- Are they good? Are they bad? -- The regimen of pleasures -- The work of the soul -- Part 5: The wife : The marriage tie -- The question of monopoly -- The pleasures of marriage -- Part 6: Boys : Plutarch -- Pseudo-Lucian -- A new erotics
Volume 4: Part 1. The formation of a new experience : Creation, procreation -- The laborious baptism -- The second penance -- The art of arts -- Part 2. Being virgin : Virginity and continence -- On the arts of virginity -- Virginity and self-knowledge -- Part 3. Being married : The duty of spouses -- The good and the goods of marriage -- The libidinization of sex
Volume 1: "Michel Foucault offers an iconoclastic exploration of why we feel compelled to continually analyze and discuss sex, and of the social and mental mechanisms of power that cause us to direct the questions of what we are to what our sexuality is."--Publisher description
Volume 2: "In this sequel to The History of Sexuality, Volume I: An Introduction, the brilliantly original French thinker who died in 1984 gives an analysis of how the ancient Greeks perceived sexuality. Throughout The Use of Pleasure Foucault analyzes an irresistible array of ancient Greek texts on eroticism as he tries to answer basic questions: How in the West did sexual experience become a moral issue? And why were other appetites of the body, such as hunger, and collective concerns, such as civic duty, not subjected to the numberless rules and regulations and judgments that have defined, if not confined, sexual behavior?"--Publisher description
Volume 3: "Michel Foucault takes us into the first two centuries of our own era, into the Golden Age of Rome, to reveal a subtle but decisive break from the classical Greek vision of sexual pleasure. He skillfully explores the whole corpus of moral reflection among philosophers (Plutarch, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca) and physicians of the era, and uncovers an increasing mistrust of pleasure and growing anxiety over sexual activity and its consequences."--Publisher description
Volume 4: "One of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, Michel Foucault made an indelible impact on Western thought. The first three volumes in his History of Sexuality--which trace cultural and intellectual notions of sexuality, arguing that it has been profoundly shaped by the power structures applied to it--constitute some of Foucault's most important work. This fourth volume posits that the origins of totalitarian self-surveillance began with the Christian practice of confession. The manuscript had long been secreted away, in accordance with Foucault's stated wish that there be no posthumous publication of his unpublished work. With the sale of the Foucault archives in 2013, Foucault's nephew felt that the time had come to publish this final volume in Foucault's seminal history. Philosophically, it is a chapter in his hermeneutics of the desiring subject. Historically, it focuses on the remodeling of subjectivity carried out by the early Christian Fathers, who set out to transform the classical Logos of truthful human discourse into a theologos--the divine Word of a pure sovereign. What did God will in the matter of righteous sexual practice? Foucault parses out the logic of the various responses proffered by theologians over the centuries, culminating with Saint Augustine's fascinating discussion of the libido. Sweeping and deeply personal, Confessions of the Flesh is a tour de force from a philosophical master."--Publisher description
Translation of: Histoire de la sexualité
Lib. has: Reprinted (v. 2-3), v. 4. ISSP
Subject Sex customs -- History
Sex -- History
Sexual ethics -- History
Sex. fast (OCoLC)fst01114160
Sex customs. fast (OCoLC)fst01114306
Sexual ethics. fast (OCoLC)fst01114835
Seksualiteit. gtt
Sexual Behavior -- history
Sex -- history
Collected works
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Alt Author Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984. Volonté de savoir. English
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984. Usage des plaisirs. English
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984. Souci de soi. English
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984. Aveux de la chair. English
Alt Title Title of vol. 4: Confessions of the flesh : the history of sexuality
Use of pleasure
Care of the self
Social theory
Confessions of the flesh
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