Michel Foucault's works include Madness and Civilization and The History of Sexuality. Series editor Arnold I. Davidson teaches at the University of Chicago. Translator Graham Burchell has written essays on Foucault and was an editor of The Foucault Effect. He lives in Italy.
This lecture, given by Michel Foucault at the Collège de France, launches an inquiry into the notion of parresia and continues his rereading of ancient philosophy. Through the study of this notion...