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Michel Foucault
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Variant translation: "The job of an intellectual does not consist in molding the political will of others. It is a matter of performing analyses in his or her own fields, of interrogating anew the evidence and the postulates, of shaking up habits, ways of acting and thinking" - Remarks on Marx: conversations with Duccio Trombadori (Semiotext(e) , 1991), p. 11-12


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Michel Foucault
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Born: October 15, 1926

Died: June 26, 1984 (aged 57)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Historian

Bio: Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, social theorist and historian of ideas. He held a chair at the Collège de France with the title History of Systems of Thought, and lectured at both the University at Buffalo and the University of California, Berkeley.

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