The Art of Self-Fashioning, or Foucault on Plato and Derrida

Paul Allen Miller

Abstract


This paper examines Foucault's reading of Plato and ancient philosophy as part of his continuing dialogue and debate with Derrida. It contends that this debate not only in part motivates Foucault's turn to antiquity, but also is directly revelatory of the most basic differences between Foucault's and Derrida's conceptions of philosophy.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22439/fs.v0i2.860



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