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Author De la Durantaye, Leland.

Title Giorgio Agamben : a Critical Introduction
Published Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (696 pages)
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Praise; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations of Agamben's Works; Preface: The Law of the Good Neighbor; Introduction: The Idea of Potentiality; CHAPTER ONE -- Art for Art's Sake: The Destruction of Aesthetics and The Man Without Content; The Original Stature of the Work of Art; The Structure of Destruction; Divine Madness; Art as Art; Original Status; Rhythm, Structure, and Structuralism; Danger and Rescue; Construction and Destruction; Tradition, Transmission, and the Work of Art; The House in Flames; Reception
Summary A critical introduction to the work of the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben
Notes Print version record
Subject Agamben, Giorgio, 1942-
Philosophy, Italian -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804771251 (electronic bk.)
9780804771252 (electronic bk.)