An exciting and highly original examination of the practices of truth-telling and speaking out freely (parrA sia) in ancient Greek tragedy and philosophy. Foucault discusses the difficult and changing practices of truth-telling in ancient democracies and tyrannies and offers a new perspective on the specific relationship of philosophy to politics.
Author Michel Foucault: Michel Foucault, acknowledged as the pre-eminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines.
Arnold I. Davidson, Graham Burchell, Michel Foucault
Date of Publication
Michel Foucault, Lectures at the College de France