Giorgio Agamben: a Critical Introduction 9780804771252, 0804771251

A critical introduction to the work of the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. Abstract: A critical introduction to the

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Giorgio Agamben: a Critical Introduction
 9780804771252, 0804771251

Table of contents :
Content: Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Praise
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations of Agamben's Works
Preface: The Law of the Good Neighbor
Introduction: The Idea of Potentiality
CHAPTER ONE --
Art for Art's Sake: The Destruction of Aesthetics and The Man Without Content
The Original Stature of the Work of Art
The Structure of Destruction
Divine Madness
Art as Art
Original Status
Rhythm, Structure, and Structuralism
Danger and Rescue
Construction and Destruction
Tradition, Transmission, and the Work of Art
The House in Flames
Reception.

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