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Richard Sennett and Michel Foucault, Sennett and Foucault on Sexuality and Solitude (1979)
New Books Network, 2 Feb 2023.

[See site for recording]

In 1979, sociologist and NYIH founder Richard Sennett, and philosopher Michel Foucault, discussed the connections between the history of sexuality and self consciousness. In this episode from the Vault, the two discuss their research and, by extension, the underpinnings of the idea of solitude.

One thought on “Archive: Sennett and Foucault on Sexuality and Solitude (1979)

  1. stuartelden says:

    Reblogged this on Progressive Geographies and commented:
    Audio recording of Foucault and Sennett discussing Sexuality and Solitude –
    The edited transcript was published in 1981 –
    I’ve added this to my list of audio and video recordings of Foucault –


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