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Michel Foucault (1926–1984)

Michel Foucault was born on October 15, 1926 in Poitiers, Vienne, France as Paul-Michel Foucault. He was a writer, known for Moi, Pierre Rivière, ayant égorgé ma mère, ma soeur et mon frère... (1976), Obliteration Systems (1979) and Heterotopias (2018). He died on June 26, 1984 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 57) in Paris, France

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 2018 Heterotopias (Short)
 1979 Obliteration Systems (Short) (adaptation of a medieval text about torture)
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 1965 Philosophie et vérité (Documentary)
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 2014-2016 Mes Chers Contemporains (TV Series)
- Le Philosophe (BHL) (2014) ... Himself
 2016 Vincennes, l'université perdue (TV Movie documentary)
 2014 Foucault contre lui même (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Michel Foucault par lui-même (TV Movie documentary)

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You know the difference between a real science and a pseudoscience? A real science recognizes and accepts its own history without feeling attacked. When you tell a psychiatrist his mental institution came from a lazar house, he becomes infuriated. See more »

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