Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.Michel Foucault
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.Michel Foucault
Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions.Michel Foucault
Power is not an institution, and not a structure neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.Michel Foucault
Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline.Michel Foucault
The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.Michel Foucault
What strikes me is the fact that in our society, art has become something which is only related to objects, and not to individuals, or to life.Michel Foucault
was a famous French philosopher and writer,
who was born on
October 15, 1926. As a person born on this date, Michel Foucault is listed in our database as the 4th
most popular celebrity for the day (October 15) and the 9th most popular for the year (1926).
People born on October 15
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Michel Foucault is the 130th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Michel Foucault's birthday, Michel Foucault is the 19th most famous French.
In general, Michel Foucault ranks as the 1644th
most popular famous person, and the 6th most popular philosopher of all time.
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