For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

The Care of the Self: Volume 3 of the history of sexuality

by Foucault, Michel (1986)

Key Passage

It is this principle that makes it good to dream of sexual intercourse with slaves: one profits from one's possessions; that which one has purchased for the benefit of labor yields the benefit of pleasurebesides. (p.32)


Foucault, Foucauldian, Pleasure, Dreaming, Pleasure, Marriage, Home, House, Family


History of Sexuality, Foucault Citations



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