Giorgio Agamben [1st ed] 0203855736, 041545168X, 0415451698, 9780415451680, 9780415451697, 9780203855737

Giorgio Agamben is one of the most important and controversial figures in contemporary continental philosophy and critic

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English Pages xii, 149 pages ; 21 cm Year 2010

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Giorgio Agamben [1st ed]
 0203855736, 041545168X, 0415451698, 9780415451680, 9780415451697, 9780203855737

Table of contents :
Why Agamben? --
Key ideas --
Language and the negativity of being --
Infancy and archaeological method --
Potentiality and the task of the coming philosophy --
Politics : bare life and sovereign power --
The homeland of gesture : art and cinema --
The laboratory of literature --
Bearing witness and messianic time --
After Agamben.

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