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The Highest Poverty: Monastic Rules and Form-of-Life

Giorgio Agamben - Religion - 2013 - 144 pages
What is a rule, if it appears to become confused with life? And what is a human life, if, in every one of its gestures, of its words, and of its silences, it cannot be ...
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Opus Dei: An Archaeology of Duty

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 2013 - 176 pages
In this follow-up to The Kingdom and the Glory and The Highest Poverty, Agamben investigates the roots of our moral concept of duty in the theory and practice of Christian ...
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Idea of Prose

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 138 pages
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Potentialities: Collected Essays in Philosophy

Giorgio Agamben - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 307 pages
This volume constitutes the largest collection of writings by the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben hitherto published in any language. The essays consider several figures in ...
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State of Exception

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 2008 - 104 pages
Two months after the attacks of 9/11, the Bush administration, in the midst of what it perceived to be a state of emergency, authorized the indefinite detention of noncitizens ...
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Releasing the Image: From Literature to New Media

Jacques Khalip, Robert Mitchell, Giorgio Agamben, Cesare Casarino, Peter Geimer, Mark Hansen - Philosophy - 2011 - 304 pages
It has become a commonplace that "images" were central to the twentieth century and that their role will be even more powerful in the twenty-first. But what is an image and ...
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