Homo Sacer Sovereign Power and Bare Life

ISBN-10: 0804732183
ISBN-13: 9780804732185
Edition: 1998
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Description: This translation of Homo Sacer makes available to English speakers the author's recent thinking on some concrete, ethical and political conclusions concerning modern society and the place of the individual within it.

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 4/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

This translation of Homo Sacer makes available to English speakers the author's recent thinking on some concrete, ethical and political conclusions concerning modern society and the place of the individual within it.

Giorgio Agamben is the author of more than fifteen books on topics ranging from aesthetics to poetics, ontology to political philosophy. He is best known for his�Homo Sacer�series.�He recently retired from the�Universit� Iuav di Venezia.

Daniel Heller-Roazen is the Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Comparative Literature and the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University. He is the author of Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language; The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation; The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations; and The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World, all published by Zone Books.

Introduction
The Logic of Sovereignty
The Paradox of Sovereignty
Nomos Basileus'
Potentiality and Law
Form of Law
? Threshold
Homo Sacer
Homo Sacer
The Ambivalence of the Sacred
Sacred Life
'Vitae Necisque Potestas'
Sovereign Body and Sacred Body
The Ban and the Wolf
? Threshold
The Camp as Biopolitical Paradigm of the Modern
The Politicization of Life
Biopolitics and the Rights of Man
Life That Does Not Deserve to Live
'Politics, or Giving Form to the Life of a People'
VP
Politicizing Death
The Camp as the 'Nomos' of the Modern
? Threshold
Bibliography
Index of Names

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