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Idea of Prose

Giorgio Agamben - Reference - 1995 - 138 pages
This book consists of prose pieces that find a new form of expression for philosophy, an expression showing the inseparability of idea and prose--the very form of truth.
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The Open: Man and Animal

Giorgio Agamben - Social Science - 2004 - 106 pages
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 ...
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The End of the Poem: Studies in Poetics

Giorgio Agamben, Daniel Heller-Roazen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 148 pages
This book, by one of Italy's most important and original contemporary philosophers, represents a broad, general, and ambitious undertaking--nothing less than an attempt to ...
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Infancy and History: The Destruction of Experience

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 1993 - 150 pages
How and why did experience and knowledge become separated? Is it possible to talk of an infancy of experience, a “dumb” experience? For Walter Benjamin, the “poverty of ...
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The Man Without Content

Giorgio Agamben - Philosophy - 1999 - 130 pages
In this book, one of Italy's most important and original contemporary philosophers considers the status of art in the modern era. He probes the meaning and historical ...
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Potentialities: Collected Essays in Philosophy

Giorgio Agamben, Daniel Heller-Roazen - 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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The Time that Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans

Giorgio Agamben - Religion - 2005 - 197 pages
Situating Paul's texts in the context of early Jewish messianism, this book is part of a set of critiques devoted to the period when Judaism and Christianity were not fully ...
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