Category Archives: Giorgio Agamben

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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A chronological list of Agamben’s publications with comments by Adam Kotsko

A chronological list of Agamben’s publications with comments by Adam Kotsko.

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Agamben, Homo Sacer: A Blog Series at the SUP blog

Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer: A Blog Series at the SUP blog. Posts by Adam Kotsko, Kevin Attell, Peter Fenves, David Kishik, Alberto Toscano and Lorenzo Chiesa – an all-male lineup, unfortunately. All nine volumes of the Homo Sacer series, from … Continue reading

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Agamben’s Philosophical Lineage – forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press

Agamben’s Philosophical Lineage, edited by Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani – forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press. Early stages of work, but the contents and contributors are here.

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Books received – Shakespeare, Dickinson & Kotsko, Isin & Ruppert, Lamarque, Johnson

A few books for the Shakespeare work, including the new in paperback edition of the anonymous The Troublesome Reign of John, King of England; three books from Rowman & Littlefield, International in recompense for review work; and Matthew Johnson (ed.), … Continue reading

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Michael Naas on forms of life in Plato – audio recording

Michael Naas on forms of life in Plato – audio recording from a talk at Memorial University of Newfoundland. A fascinating talk on bios and zoe throughout Plato’s work – which adds much needed nuance to the rather crude distinction Agamben … Continue reading

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9 Critical Theory books that came out in March 2016

Another useful roundup from critical-theory.com – Guattari, Agamben, and more…

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Books received – Cockburn, Benjamin, Agamben, Skornicki, GeoHumanities

Some recent books – Patrick Cockburn’s The Rise of Islamic State and Walter Benjamin’s The Origins of German Tragic Drama, which I bought in the Verso sale; Arnault Skornicki, La grande soif de l’État. Michel Foucault avec les sciences sociales, which I … Continue reading

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