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Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics

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  1. Creation and Anarchy
    Creation and the giving of orders are closely entwined in Western culture, where God commands the world into existence and later issues the injunctions known as the Ten Commandments. The arche, or origin, is always also a command,... Learn More
    Published: 14th May 2019
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £12.99
  2. What Is Real?

    What Is Real?

    Written by Giorgio Agamben, Translated by Lorenzo Chiesa

    Series Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics

    Stanford University Press

    Published: 13th November 2018
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £12.99
  3. Karman
    What does it mean to be responsible for our actions? In this brief and elegant study, Giorgio Agamben traces our most profound moral intuitions back to their roots in the sphere of law and punishment. Moral accountability, human... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2018
    Hardback | £41.00
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  4. What Is Philosophy?

    What Is Philosophy?

    Written by Giorgio Agamben, Translated by Lorenzo Chiesa

    Series Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics

    Stanford University Press

    In attempting to answer the question posed by this book's title, Giorgio Agamben does not address the idea of philosophy itself. Rather, he turns to the apparently most insignificant of its components: the phonemes, letters, syllables,... Learn More
    Published: 26th September 2017
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £14.99
  5. Haunting History
    This book argues for a deconstructive approach to the past by looking at deconstruction's impact on American historians and then presenting an alternative hauntological theory and method of history influenced by, but not beholden... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 2017
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  6. The Omnibus <i>Homo Sacer</i>
    This single book brings together for the first time all nine volumes that make up Giorgio Agamben's groundbreaking magnum opus.... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2017
    Hardback | £74.00
  7. The Mystery of Evil
    Published: 1st June 2017
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £12.99
  8. The Fire and the Tale

    The Fire and the Tale

    Written by Giorgio Agamben, Translated by Lorenzo Chiesa

    Series Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics

    Stanford University Press

    This latest collection of texts, which focus on the "mystery" of literature, as well as on language as a laboratory for conceiving an ethical-political perspective that places us beyond sovereign power, offer a window onto Giorgio... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £13.99
  9. The Off-Screen
    By focusing on what is outside the frame, this book offers a comprehensive theory of film, a concise history of American cinema, and a reflection on the place and significance of film within the arts of modernity in general.... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
    Hardback | £54.00
  10. The Use of Bodies

    The Use of Bodies

    Written by Giorgio Agamben, Translated by Adam Kotsko

    Series Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics

    Stanford University Press

    The final volume in Homo Sacer, Giorgio Agamben's wide-ranging investigation of the foundations of Western politics and culture.... Learn More
    Published: 16th March 2016
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. The Yield
    Published: 30th September 2015
    Hardback | £74.00
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  12. Stasis
    A first step toward a viable theory of the manifold internal conflicts that afflict the world's populations today, this book looks at how civil war was conceived of at two crucial moments in the history of Western thought, in... Learn More
    Published: 9th September 2015
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £12.99
  13. Pilate and Jesus

    Pilate and Jesus

    Written by Giorgio Agamben, Translated by Adam Kotsko

    Series Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics

    Stanford University Press

    A probing investigation of the trial of Jesus by noted Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben.... Learn More
    Published: 4th February 2015
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £12.99
  14. Poetic Force
    This book argues that the theory of force in Kantian aesthetics and further developed by Walter Benjamin is of decisive importance both to nineteenth-century poetry and to the connection between poetry and philosophy over the... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2014
    Hardback | £45.00
  15. A Life with Mary Shelley
    This collection presents the hitherto unpublished last work by deceased literary scholar Barbara Johnson, A Life with Mary Shelley, alongside Johnson's earlier landmark essays on Shelley and incisive new commentary on Johnson's... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2014
    Hardback | £58.00
  16. A Life with Mary Shelley
    This collection presents the hitherto unpublished last work by deceased literary scholar Barbara Johnson, A Life with Mary Shelley, alongside Johnson's earlier landmark essays on Shelley and incisive new commentary on Johnson's... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2014
    Paperback | £17.99
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