The Encounter with Beauty and the Self

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January 30, 2013

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Aina Marti, « The Encounter with Beauty and the Self », For there she was..., ID : 10670/1.m99oum


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The large tradition of Confession in the Western culture is developed by Michel Foucault in his History of Sexuality from a very challenging approach as he usually does. According to him, the confessional pattern goes from a religious practice to a medical one highly developed in the 19th century. Sexuality has always been one of the main victims of these two methods becoming thus scrutinise until the minimum point. Narratives of sex have been usually presented as "confessions" of intimate ex...

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