[lbo-talk] Atlas Flopped

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Fri Apr 29 09:23:35 PDT 2011

On Apr 29, 2011, at 12:08 PM, Dennis Claxton quoted:

> But Sluga remembers another Foucault from that time, as well, a man far removed from the glamorous denizen of Folsom Street. On campus, Foucault looked, except for his distinctive bald pate, like any other professor in his tweed and glasses, briefcase at his side.
> "Here was this figure who had this international reputation and drew these huge crowds," Sluga says, "and what did he do most of the time when he was at Cal? He was in the main library, reading. He was a very scholarly man. He loved to read books."

No doubt he did, but I think he also liked to hang in a sling at the Mineshaft whenever he was in NYC.


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