Jamin Raskin, “A last interview with French philosopher Michel Foucault”, City Paper – now found and available online

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Foucault - 1984 A last interview with French philosopher Michel FoucaultI’d almost given up on this, but I now have a copy of one of the really elusive texts I’ve been hunting for – Jamin Raskin, “A last interview with French philosopher Michel Foucault”, City Paper, Vol 8 No 3, Jul 27-Aug 2 1984, p. 18. Given how difficult this was to get hold off, I’ve uploaded the text to this site – the link in the title or clicking on the image will take you to it.

It’s just one page, and is actually mainly an obituary, with only the final column including a report of a conversation with Foucault. It’s not the ‘last interview’, but it was late, and has some revealing remarks, not least concerning his conditional support of the socialist government.

I am now down to just three texts I’m looking for – you can see them listed here; and the online version of the…

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