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The use of pleasure : volume 2 of the history of sexuality / Michel Foucault ; translated from the French by Robert Hurley.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library HQ12 .F68 1990 v.2 37684001089436 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0394751221
  • ISBN: 9780394751221
  • Physical Description: vii, 293 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Vintage books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1990.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, 1985.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Modifications -- Forms of problematization -- Morality and practice of the self -- pt. 1. The moral problematization of pleasures -- Aphrodisia -- Chrēsis -- Enkrateia -- Freedom and truth -- pt. 2. Dietetics -- Regimen in general -- The diet of pleasures -- Risks and dangers -- Act, expenditure, death -- pt. 3. Economics -- The wisdom of marriage -- Ischolmachus' household -- Three policies of moderation -- pt. 4. Erotics -- A problematic relation -- A boy's honor -- The object of pleasure -- pt. 5. True love.
Subject: Pleasure.
Sex.
Sex customs > History.

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