The Open: Man and Animal (Google eBook)

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Stanford University Press, 2004 - Social Science - 106 pages
11 Reviews
In 'The Open', contemporary Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben considers the ways in which the 'human' has been thought of as either a distinct and superior type of animal, or a kind of being that is essentially different from animal altogether.
  

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Review: The Open: Man and Animal (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)

User Review  - Chris Michael - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this work by Agamben. It was my first time reading him, and found his writing style to be very engaging. His utilization and understanding of outside sources is masterful, to say the ... Read full review

Review: The Open: Man and Animal (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)

User Review  - Hanna - Goodreads

"And it is enough to move our field of research ahead a few decades, and instead of this innocuous paleontological find we will have the Jew, that is, the non-man produced within the man, or the ... Read full review

Contents

Theriomorphous
1
Acephalous
5
Snob
9
Mysterium disiunctionis
13
Physiology of the Blessed
17
Cognitio experimentalis
21
Taxonomies
23
Without Rank
29
Umwelt
39
Tick
45
Poverty in World
49
The Open
57
Profound Boredom
63
World and Earth
71
Deswuvrement
85
Copyright

Anthropological Machine
33

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