The Resource The use of bodies, (ebook)

The use of bodies, (ebook)

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The use of bodies
Title
The use of bodies
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Language
eng
Summary
Giorgio Agamben's Homo Sacer was one of the seminal works of political philosophy in recent decades. It was also the beginning of a series of interconnected investigations of staggering ambition and scope, investigating the deepest foundations of Western politics and thought. The Use of Bodies represents the ninth and final volume in this twenty-year undertaking, breaking considerable new ground while clarifying the stakes and implications of the project as a whole. It comprises three major sections. The first uses Aristotle's discussion of slavery as a starting point for radically rethinking notions of selfhood; the second calls for a complete reworking of Western ontology; and the third explores the enigmatic concept of "form-of-life," which is in many ways the motivating force behind the entire Homo Sacer project. Interwoven between these major sections are shorter reflections on individual thinkers (Debord, Foucault, and Heidegger), while the epilogue pushes toward a new approach to political life that breaks with the destructive deadlocks of Western thought. The Use of Bodies represents a true masterwork by one of our greatest living philosophers
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Midwest
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1942-
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Agamben, Giorgio
Dewey number
195
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Kotsko, Adam
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
  • Homo sacer
  • Meridian : crossing aesthetics
Series volume
IV, 2
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  • Human body (Philosophy)
  • Philosophical anthropology
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adult
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The use of bodies, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780804798617
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT11891826
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remote
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11891826
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MWT11891826
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The use of bodies, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804798617
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891826
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891826
System control number
MWT11891826
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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