Towards the Critique of Violence: Walter Benjamin and Giorgio Agamben

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In the past two and a half decades, Walter Benjamin's early essay `Towards the Critique of Violence' (1921) has taken a central place in politico-philosophic debates. The complexity and perhaps even the occasional obscurity of Benjamin's text have undoubtedly contributed to the diversity, conflict, and richness of contemporary readings. Interest has heightened following the attention that philosophers such as Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben have devoted to it. Agamben's own interest started early in his career with his ...

Towards the Critique of Violence: Walter Benjamin and Giorgio Agamben 2017, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474241892

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Towards the Critique of Violence: Walter Benjamin and Giorgio Agamben 2015, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472523242

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