The History of Sexuality, Volume 3: The Care of the Self

The History of Sexuality, Volume 3: The Care of the Self

Michel Foucault Robert Hurley
4/5 (2149 ratings)
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 and physicians of the era, and uncovers an increasing mistrust of pleasure and growing anxiety over sexual activity and its consequences.
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
October 23, 1988
ISBN
0394741552
ISBN 13
9780394741550

The History of Sexuality, Volume 3: The Care of the Self

Michel Foucault Robert Hurley
4/5 (2149 ratings)
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 and physicians of the era, and uncovers an increasing mistrust of pleasure and growing anxiety over sexual activity and its consequences.
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
October 23, 1988
ISBN
0394741552
ISBN 13
9780394741550

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