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What is an Apparatus?: And Other Essays

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 2009 - 56 pages
What is an apparatus? was originally published in Italian in 2006 under the title: Che cos' un dispositivo?; The friend was originally published in Italian in 2007 under the ...
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Democracy in what State?

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 2011 - 130 pages
"Is it meaningful to call oneself a democrat? And if so, how do you interpret the word?" In responding to this question, eight iconoclastic thinkers prove the rich potential of ...
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The Kingdom and the Glory: For a Theological Genealogy of Economy and Government

Giorgio Agamben, Lorenzo Chiesa, Matteo Mandarini - Philosophy - 2011 - 303 pages
Arguing that Western power is both "government" and "glory," this book reveals the "theological-economic" paradigm at the origin of several of the most important components of ...
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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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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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Profanations

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 2007 - 99 pages
Pivotal essays by a provocative Italian philosopher on memory and oblivion, on what is lost and what remains.
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Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive

Giorgio Agamben - History - 1999 - 175 pages
Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben looks closely at the literature of the survivors of Auschwitz, probing the philosophical and ethical questions raised by their testimony.
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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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Pilate and Jesus

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 2015 - 80 pages
Pontius Pilate is one of the most enigmatic figures in Christian theology. The only non-Christian to be named in the Nicene Creed, he is presented as a cruel colonial overseer ...
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Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 2015 - 88 pages
We can no longer speak of a state of war in any traditional sense, yet there is currently no viable theory to account for the manifold internal conflicts, or civil wars, that ...
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