More than any other thinker, Giorgio Agamben shows us that philosophy is also a matter of style, and politics a matter of poetics. This book explores the unexpected and illuminating paths that his work traces across the territories of law and literature, linguistics, dance or cinema, in search of a new idea and practice of the community. It offers an irreplaceable introduction to one of the most fascinating thinkers of our time.
Jacques Ranciere 12 new essays, with a contribution by Agamben himself Gathering established and emerging scholars, this collection explores Agamben's thought from broad philosophical and literary concerns, underpinning its place within larger debates in continental philosophy.
Contributors include Alexander Garcia Duttmann, Deborah Levitt and Thanos Zartaloudis.