Re: POLITICS: Jones vs. Foucault (was RELIGION: The meaning of

Kathryn Aegis (
Thu, 13 Feb 1997 20:51:46 +0000

Eric Watt Forste:
>And finally, it's my opinion that the current crop of French
>poststructuralists are neither very original nor very interesting.
>The best of them are just riffing off of Nietzsche, so you might
>as well blame him.

Best remove Foucalt from the title, then. He isn't current
(deceased), and he spent part of his career trying to get past Nietzche,
which was difficult to accomplish given the politics of his period.


Kathryn Aegis