Agamben and Radical Politics

Agamben and Radical Politics

by Daniel McLoughlin (Editor)

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Overview

These 11 essays give you new perspectives on Agamben's recent work on government and his relationship to the revolutionary tradition, opening up new ways of thinking about politics and critical theory in the post-financial crisis world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474402644
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Series: Critical Connections Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Daniel McLoughlin is Senior Lecturer in the Law School at the University of New South Wales. He has published extensively on Agamben in journals including Angelaki, Theory & Event, Law and Critique and Law, Culture and the Humanities.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction: Agamben and Radical Politics
Daniel Mcloughlin

1. Capitalism as Religion
Giorgio Agamben

2. Glory, Spectacle, and Inoperativity: Agamben's Praxis of Theoria
Mathew Abbott

3. On Property and the Philosophy of Poverty
Simone Bignall

4. 'Man Produces Universally': Praxis and Production in Agamben and Marx.
Jessica Whyte

5. Liturgical Labor: Agamben and the Post-Fordist Spectacle
Daniel McLoughlin

6. An alogical space of genetic reintrication: Notes on an Element of Giorgio Agamben's Method.
Justin Clemens

7. Zoe aionios: Giorgio Agamben and the Critique of Katechontic Time
Nicholas Heron

8. Agamben, Badiou, and Affirmative Biopolitics
Sergei Prozorov

9. Form-of-life and Antagonism: Homo Sacer and Operaismo
Jason E. Smith

10. What is a Form-of-Life?: Giorgio Agamben and the Practice of Poverty
Steven DeCaroli

11. Law and Life beyond Incorporation: Agamben, Highest Poverty, and the Papal Legal Revolution
Miguel Vatter

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