Parrhesia and the Portrait

The one who uses parrhesia, the parrhesiastes, is someone who says everything he has in mind: he does not hide anything, but opens his heart and mind completely to other people through his discourse.

Michel Foucault | Discourse and Truth: The Problematization of Parrhesia

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Foucault, Michel.  "Discourse and Truth: The Problematization of Parrhesia." University of California, Berkeley.  Oct. - Nov. 1983.  Ed. J. Pearson. 1999.

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Last Updated: 2017-09-03