Category Archives: Giorgio Agamben

Books received – Derrida, Agamben, Delaporte, Jordan

Some books in recompense for review work for Stanford University Press – Derrida’s Monolingualism of the Other and Paper Machine; Giorgio Agamben, The Use of Bodies; François Delaporte, Anatomy of the Passions and Mark D. Jordan, Convulsing Bodies: Religion and Resistance in Foucault. Advertisements

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Books received – Agamben, Shakespeare, Lecourt, Bataille, Vitale, Zartaloudis, Massey

Giorgio Agamben, Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm; All’s Well That Ends Well (the penultimate volume of the Arden Shakespeare, third series), Dominique Lecourt, Proletarian Science; Georges Bataille, The Absence of Myth; Francisco Vitale, Biodeconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the … Continue reading

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5 Critical Theory books from August 2017

5 Critical Theory books from August 2017 – a useful roundup of Agamben, Kleinberg, Morton, Johnson and Lubin, and Evangelou.

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Nicole Loraux, “War in the Family”, translated by Adam Kotsko (open access)

Nicole Loraux’s essay “War in the Family” has been translated by Adam Kotsko, and is open access in the new issue of Parrhesia. As Adam writes, “This previously untranslated essay is discussed at length in the first half of Agamben’s … Continue reading

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8 Critical Theory books from May 2017 – roundup

8 Critical Theory books from May 2017 – another useful roundup from critical-theory.com Agamben, Miéville, Hite, Derrida, Bernes, Kottman, Anderson, Werk

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Giorgio Agamben, The Omnibus Homo Sacer – forthcoming in July from Stanford University Press

I’d seen a French translation of this, and so was wondering if there would be an English version, and here it is: Giorgio Agamben, The Omnibus Homo Sacer – forthcoming in July from Stanford University Press. 1336 pages, bringing together all … Continue reading

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Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals

Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals Series Editors: Thanos Zartaloudis, University of Kent Anton Schütz, Birkbeck, University of London General Advisor: Giorgio Agamben This series simultaneously investigates the laws of philosophy and the philosophies of law: their formations, … Continue reading

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Adam Kotsko’s thoughts on Dotan Leshem’s Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Adam Kotsko’s thoughts on Dotan Leshem’s The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault. 

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Daniel McLoughlin (ed.) Agamben and Radical Politics

This looks an interesting collection: Agamben and Radical Politics, edited by Daniel McLoughlin. Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of sovereignty was profoundly influential for critical theory as it grappled with issues of security and state violence in the wake of 11 September 2001. … Continue reading

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Books received – Krell, Whyte, Minca & Giacarra, Bouzarovski

Two books from SUNY Press in recompense for review work, the edited collection Hitler’s Geographies (in which I have a piece reprinted), Stefan Bouzarovski’s Retrofitting the City, sent by the publisher, and the most recent issues of Area, Radical Philosophy … Continue reading

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