French philosophy often seems to operate by constantly moving forward and away from the current generation of its writers. This paper argues that, at least in one instance, this way of proceeding would be a mistake. Michel Foucault’s analysis of power, since it applies to the body, is well complemented by Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s corporeal analysis. […]
Ella Brians reviews Todd May’s Gilles Deleuze: An Introduction, published by Cambridge University Press (2005). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Ella Brians, review of Gilles Deleuze: An Introduction, by Todd May, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 27:1 (2006), pp. 214–7.
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