Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life

Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life


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One of Italy's most original philosophers aims to connect the problem of pure possibility, potentiality, and power with the problem of political and social ethics in a context where the latter has lost its previous religious, metaphysical, and cultural grounding.

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ISBN-13: 9780804732178
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 04/01/1998
Series: Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 15.00(w) x 22.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1610L (what's this?)

About the Author

Giorgio Agamben teaches philosophy at the University of Venice.

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