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  • Means Without Endby Giorgio Agamben

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 55.50

    An essential reevaluation of the proper role of politics in contemporary life. In this critical rethinking of the categories of politics within a new sociopolitical and historical context, the distinguished political philosopher Giorgio Agamben builds on his previous work to address the status and nature of politics itself. Bringing politics face-to-face... more...

  • The Highest Povertyby Giorgio Agamben

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 17.95

    In this book, Agamben investigates monasticism from its beginnings up through the Franciscan movement in an attempt to find a new form-of-life that escapes from the logic of Western politics as put forth in his Homo Sacer series. more...

  • The Omnibus Homo Sacerby Giorgio Agamben

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 90.00

    This single book brings together for the first time all nine volumes that make up Giorgio Agamben's groundbreaking magnum opus. more...

  • State of Exceptionby Giorgio Agamben; Kevin Attell

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    Two months after the attacks of 9/11, the Bush administration, in the midst of what it perceived to be a state of emergency, authorized the indefinite detention of noncitizens suspected of terrorist activities and their subsequent trials by a military commission. Here, distinguished Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben uses such circumstances to argue... more...

  • Opus Deiby Giorgio Agamben; Adam Kotsko

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 17.95

    In this book, Agamben investigates the roots of the modern moral concept of duty in the theory and practice of Christian liturgy. more...

  • Pilate and Jesusby Giorgio Agamben; Adam Kotsko

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 15.95

    A probing investigation of the trial of Jesus by noted Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. more...

  • The Use of Bodiesby Giorgio Agamben; Adam Kotsko

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    The final volume in Homo Sacer , Giorgio Agamben's wide-ranging investigation of the foundations of Western politics and culture. more...

  • The Fire and the Taleby Giorgio Agamben; Lorenzo Chiesa

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 17.95

    This latest collection of texts, which focus on the "mystery" of literature, as well as on language as a laboratory for conceiving an ethical-political perspective that places us beyond sovereign power, offer a window onto Giorgio Agamben's most current research. more...

  • The Mystery of Evilby Giorgio Agamben; Adam Kotsko

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 15.95

    Taking Benedict XVI's abdication as his point of departure, Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben offers some reflections on the unresolved dialectics of political theology and the continued relevance of eschatological thinking. more...

  • What Is Philosophy?by Giorgio Agamben; Lorenzo Chiesa

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 18.95

    In attempting to answer the question posed by this book's title, Giorgio Agamben does not address the idea of philosophy itself. Rather, he turns to the apparently most insignificant of its components: the phonemes, letters, syllables, and words that come together to make up the phrases and ideas of philosophical discourse. A summa, of sorts, of Agamben's... more...