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News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Perhaps the role of the philosopher, the role of philosopher at present, is not to be a theoretician of totality, but the diagnostician, if you will allow me to use this word, the diagnostician of today.

Raymond Aron and Michel Foucault, (2007) Dialogue, Paris: Nouvelles Editions Lignes, p. 22. This passage trans. Clare O’Farrell

One thought on “Foucault quote: the role of the philosopher

  1. I think so. I try anyway.

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