Roberto Esposito

Roberto Esposito is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa. His many books in English include Bios: Biopolitics and Philosophy and Two: The Machine of Political Theology and the Place of Thought (Fordham).


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  1. The Origin of the Political
    In this book Roberto Esposito explores the conceptual trajectories of two of the twentieth century’s most vital thinkers of the political: Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil. Taking Homer’s Iliad—that “great prism through which... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2017
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  2. Two
    This book describes the historical underpinnings of political theology that continue to exert their influence. The confluence of Roman and Christian notions on the person fuels an exclusionary mechanism that unites by dividing... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
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  3. Categories of the Impolitical

    Categories of the Impolitical

    Written by Roberto Esposito, Translated by Connal Parsley

    Series Commonalities

    Fordham University Press

    The notion of the “impolitical” developed in this volume draws its meaning from the exhaustion of modernity’s political categories, which have become incapable of giving voice to any genuinely radical perspective. The impolitical... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2015
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  4. Terms of the Political

    Terms of the Political

    Community, Immunity, Biopolitics

    Written by Roberto Esposito, Translated by Rhiannon Noel Welch, Introduced by Vanessa Lemm

    Series Commonalities

    Fordham University Press

    Terms of Politics: Community, Immunity, and Biopolitics presents a decade of Esposito’s thought on the origins and possibilities of political theory.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2012
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