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240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192847102

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Biopolitics and Ancient Thought

Edited by Jussi Backman and Antonio Cimino

Classics in Theory Series

  • Offers a first attempt to introduce a broader interdisciplinary perspective on the intersection of biopolitics and antiquity and to thus open up new lines of research in close conversation with existing studies
  • Aims to continue critical discussion on the relationship between biopolitics and ancient thought
  • Includes studies of different biopolitical aspects of ancient thought
  • Offers analyses of different aspects of ancient thought that transcend or contrast with biopolitics in the Foucauldian sense
  • Explores contemporary interpretations of ancient thought in a biopolitical context