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Giorgio Agamben : a critical introduction

Author: Leland De la Durantaye
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2009] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical introduction to the work of the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben.

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Named Person: Giorgio Agamben; Giorgio Agamben; Giorgio Agamben
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leland De la Durantaye
ISBN: 9780804761420 0804761426 9780804761437 0804761434
OCLC Number: 246197993
Description: xx, 463 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the idea of potentiality --
Art for art's sake. The destruction of aesthetics and the man without content (1970) --
A general science of the human. Stanzas : word and phantasm in western culture (1977) --
A critique of the dialectic. Infancy and history : the destruction of experience (1978) --
The pure potentiality of representation. Idea of prose (1985) --
From spectacle to shekinah : the coming community (1990) --
The potential of paradigms. Homo sacer : sovereign power and bare life (1995) --
The unique and the unsayable. Remnants of Auschwitz : the witness and the archive. Homo sacer III (1998) --
The suspended substantive. On animals and men in the open : man and animal (2002) --
The exceptional life of the state. State of exception (2003) --
The messiah, or on the sacred and the profane --
Conclusion : the idea of the work.
Responsibility: Leland de la Durantaye.
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