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The three essays collected in this book offer a succinct introduction to Agamben's recent work through an investigation of Foucault's notion of the apparatus, a meditation on the intimate link of philosophy to friendship, and a reflection on contemporariness, or the singular relation one may have to one's own time.
What is an apparatus? -- The friend -- What is the contemporary?Buy Giorgio Agamben books and gifts, all with free worldwide delivery. With low prices and huge savings, shop at wordery.com today.The five essays collected here aim to deactivate this apparatus through a patient archaeological inquiry into the concepts of work, creation, and command. Giorgio Agamben explores every nuance of the arche in search of an an-archic exit strategy.
Written in a clear and accessible style, Giorgio Agamben: Education without Ends is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in thinking education beyond its current standardized forms. The first part of the book creates a context by highlighting formative experiences in Agamben’s biography that reflect a particular idea of education on the threshold between life and work.Read More
This book collects fifteen major philosophical essays written over a period of more than twenty years by acclaimed Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. The volume opens with an introduction in which the editor situates Agamben's work with respect to both the history of philosophy and contemporary European thought.Read More
In recent years the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has become one of the most vital and most discussed figures in academia. 1 But as with other major figures such as Michel Foucault, Antonio Negri and Alain Badiou, Agamben’s name and influence have spread beyond the narrow confines of the academy. He has become increasingly well known particularly over the last decade and a half, mainly.Read More
Currently Reading. 1. Essays by various authors on the Australian context specifically, covering everything from healthcare to education to public engineering projects.. What Is an Apparatus? And Other Essays Giorgio Agamben - What Is Philosophy Giorgio Agamben - Taste Giorgio Agamben.Read More
The importance of Stoicism for Gilles Deleuze's Logic of Sense and Michel Foucault's Hermeneutics of the Subject and The Care of the Self is well known. However, few students of either classics or philosophy are aware of the breadth of French and Italian receptions of Stoicism. This book firstly presents this broad field to readers, and secondly advances it by renewing dialogues with ancient.Read More
Giorgio Agamben. Translated from the Italian h Jeff Port. In Praise. Of Profanation. Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from Giorgio. Agamben’ s. Essays by a provocative Italian philosopher on memory and oblivion, on what is lost and what remains. The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has always. Giorgio Agamben.Read More
The three essays collected in this book offer a succinct introduction to Agamben's recent work through an investigation of Foucault's notion of apparatus, a meditation on the intimate link of philosophy to friendship, and a reflection on the singular relation with one's own time that we call contemporariness.Read More
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Agamben “paulanized” Benjamin, Scholem, Taubes, and other German-Jewish thinkers discussed in this book since his Homo Sacer. For the most coherent exploration of that philosophical move see Giorgio Agamben, The Time That Remains: A Commentary to the Romans, trans. Patricia Dailey (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005). Google Scholar.Read More
Giorgio Agamben traces the tense history of constitutions and their coexistence with various governments. Alain Badiou contrasts current democratic practice with democratic communism. Daniel Bensaid ponders the institutionalization of democracy, while Wendy Brown discusses the democratization of society under neoliberalism.Read More