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Giorgio Agamben
a critical introduction
Leland de la Durantaye.

Published 2009 by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : the idea of potentiality
Art for art's sake. The destruction of aesthetics and the man without content (1970)
A general science of the human. Stanzas : word and phantasm in western culture (1977)
A critique of the dialectic. Infancy and history : the destruction of experience (1978)
The pure potentiality of representation. Idea of prose (1985)
From spectacle to shekinah : the coming community (1990)
The potential of paradigms. Homo sacer : sovereign power and bare life (1995)
The unique and the unsayable. Remnants of Auschwitz : the witness and the archive. Homo sacer III (1998)
The suspended substantive. On animals and men in the open : man and animal (2002)
The exceptional life of the state. State of exception (2003)
The messiah, or on the sacred and the profane
Conclusion : the idea of the work.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
B3611.A44 D4 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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9780804761420, 9780804761437
LC Control Number
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