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Author Panagia, Davide, 1971-

Title The political life of sensation / Davide Panagia
Published Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Prologue : narratocracy and the contours of political life -- From nomos to nomad : Kant, Deleuze, and Rancière on sensation -- The piazza, the edicola, and the noise of the utterance -- Machiavelli's theory of sensation and Florence's vita festiva -- The viewing subject : Caravaggio, Bacon, and the ring -- "You're eating too fast!" slow food's ethos of convivium -- Epilogue : "the photographs tell it all" : on an ethics of appearance
Summary A work of political theory, this text argues that sensation - the taste of chocolate, the noise of a crowd, the visual impressions of film images - plays a crucial role in political life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-200) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Perception -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Perception -- Political aspects.
Senses and sensation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Senses and sensation -- Political aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822390817 (electronic bk.)
9780822390817 (electronic bk.)