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In the Introduction to Homo Sacer, Agamben problematizes an uncanny coincidence of zoe (bare life) which was excluded from polis in classical world (and how it was considered a “normal” state of things) and the modern-day political discourse while democratic in its rhetoric and inclusive of all human life while de facto, it’s again bios that is symbolically inscribed in the social interactions. 22 more words
This post is also published on the Oriel Theology blog.
This video is a recording of a paper presented at a conference dvoted to Søren Kierkegaard at the University of Gdansk, Poland, in April 2013. The paper discusses the notion of leaps that we find in Kierkegaard and makes links to Pascal and the recent work of Giorgio Agamben on power. 19 more words