Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2017

352 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474423649

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Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

First Edition

Edited by Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A critical guide to the philosophy of Giorgio Agamben, organised around the philosophers and thinkers he draws on and critiques
  • Provides a thorough overview of Agamben's philosophy
  • Offers a guide to Agamben's reading of the figure under discussion and encourages you to come to your own conclusion about Agamben's relation to them
  • Uncovers the often 'unsaid' or hidden origins of his philosophy
  • Figures discussed include Michel Foucault, St Paul, Nietzsche, Marquis de Sade, Simone Weil and Hannah Arendt
  • Contributors include Claire Colebrook, Ted Jennings, Sergei Prozorov and Jessica Whyter

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