Category Archives: Roberto Esposito

Roberto Esposito, Persons and Things: From the Body’s Point of View

Roberto Esposito, Persons and Things: From the Body’s Point of View, now out from Polity. What is the relationship between persons and things? And how does the body transform this relationship? In this highly original new book, Roberto Esposito – one … Continue reading

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Books received – Fourquet, Barret-Kriegel, Esposito, de Vries, de Beistegui & Sparks, Magnussen

A few books in recompense for review work – de Vries, Re-imaging a Politics of Life; the Philosophy and Tragedy collection; Magnusson’s Politics of Urbanism. Two books by two of Foucault’s collaborators – François Fourquet, Les comptes de la puissance and … Continue reading

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Roberto Esposito, Living Thought reviewed at NDPR

Roberto Esposito’s book Living Thought is reviewed at NDPR.

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Esposito, Third Person reviewed at NDPR

Roberto Esposito’s Third Person is reviewed at NDPR.  

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Books received

Mainly as recompense for review work, a good mix of old and new books, including Esposito’s Terms of the Political, Beatrice Hanssen’s Critique of Violence, Brad Evans, Liberal Terror, and a number of books by Sartre.

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Books received

A pile of new books including six Polity titles received in recompense for review work, Tom McCarthy’s novel C, Esposito’s Living Thought, and a few by Hegel for a possible future project.

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Eric Santner – The Royal Remains

I previously knew Santner’s work from his study of Sebald, On Creaturely Life. This more recent book covers similar ground to the Manow book I mentioned a few days ago – the persistence of the ‘two bodies’ idea explored by … Continue reading

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Improper Life – Timothy Campbell

 Improper Life: Technology and Biopolitics from Heidegger to Agamben – recently out with University of Minnesota Press. The book discusses, between Heidegger and Agamben, Michel Foucault, Roberto Esposito, and Peter Sloterdijk. Campbell is one of the translators of Esposito, and … Continue reading

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Book Series news

Speculative Heresy has news of a book series on biopolitics and community with Fordham University Press. It is edited by Timothy Campbell, and looks like it will mainly comprise translations, with forthcoming titles including ones by Jean-Luc Nancy and Roberto Esposito. … Continue reading

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Scu on Esposito; Harman on Meillassoux

Scu at Critical Animal has a discussion of Roberto Esposito, Terza persona. Esposito’s book Bios was translated a few years ago, and his Communitas at the end of last year. Over at Object-Orientated Philosophy, Graham makes a few comments about … Continue reading

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