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Author Kishik, David, author

Title The power of life : Agamben and the coming politics (To imagine a form of life, II) / David Kishik
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 133 pages)
Series Kishik, David. To imagine a form of life ; 2
Contents Dialectic of endarkenment -- Feather-light rubble -- Present while absent -- How to imagine a form of life
Summary Giorgio Agamben's work develops a new philosophy of life. On its horizon lies the conviction that our form of life can become the guiding and unifying power of the politics to come. Informed by this promise, The Power of Life weaves decisive moments and neglected aspects of Agamben's writings over the past four decades together with the thought of those who influenced him most (including Kafka, Heidegger, Benjamin, Arendt, Deleuze, and Foucault). In addition, the book positions his work in relation to key figures from the history of philosophy (such as Plato, Spinoza, Vico, Nietzsche, Wittgens
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-129) and index
Subject Agamben, Giorgio, 1942-
Philosophy, Modern.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804772290 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804772304 (paperback: alk. paper)
0804778388 (electronic bk.)
9780804772297 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804772303 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780804778381 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Agamben and the coming politics (To imagine a form of life, II)