From revolution to ethics : May 1968 and contemporary French thought / Julian Bourg
- Bourg, Julian, 1969-
- Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- ix, 468 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
- Cobblestone beaches: normative contradictions of the May revolt -- Pt. 1. The sabre and the keyhole: French Maoism, violence, and prisoner dignity -- A press conference -- Violence and the Gauche proletarienne -- The president's man and the state's thumb -- Popular justice and incarcerated leftists -- The Groupe d'information sur les prisons -- These modern Bastilles -- Pt. 2. Spinoza on Prozac: from institutional psychotherapy to the philosophy of desire -- Anti-psychiatry and the philosophy of desire -- Anti-Oedipus: redux and reception, ethics and origins -- Institutional psychotherapy and the La Borde Psychiatric Clinic -- Felix Guattari's devolution -- Gilles Deleuze's Spinozist ethics -- Schizophrenia and fascism -- Craziness is a dead end -- Pt. 3. "Your sexual revolution is not ours": French feminist "moralism" and the limits of desire -- Gender and '68: tensions from the start -- Guy Hocquenghem's dark encounter with feminism -- Feminism, law, rape, and leftist male reaction -- Boy trouble: French pedophiliac discourse of the 1970s -- Desire has its limits -- Pt. 4. When all bets are off: ethical Jansenism and the new philosophers -- The main event -- Between the union of the left and Jansenism -- Maurice Clavel -- The angel in the world -- The dialectic by the side of the road -- John Locke was not French, or the varieties of ethical experience.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -448) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Behrend copy: Purchased with funds from the Elizabeth Epp Taft Library Endowment; 20089.
- Endowment Note:
- Elizabeth Epp Taft Library Endowment
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