Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben-whose work has influenced intellectuals in political theory, political philosophy, legal theory, literature, and art-stands among the foremost intellectual figures of the modern era. Engaging with a range of thinkers from Carl Schmitt and Martin Heidegger to Jacques Ranciere and Alain Badiou, Agamben considers some of the most pressing issues in recent history and politics. His work explores the relationship between the sovereign state and the politically marginalized Homo Sacer-exiles, ...

The Agamben Effect 2008, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822366843

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