"This collection of articles brings together a selection of previously published work on Agamben's thought in relation to law and gathered from within the legal field and theory in particular. The volume offers an exemplary range of varied readings, reflections and approaches which are of interest to readers, students and researchers of Agamben's law-related work."--Provided by publisher.
First published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing.
Formatted Contents Note
part Part I Life and Sovereignty chapter 1 Anton Schutz (2008), 'The Fading Memory of Homo non Sacer', in Justin Clemens, Nicholas Heron and Alex Murray (eds), The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 114-31 chapter 2 William Watkin (2013), 'Homo Sacer and the Politics of Indifference', in Agamben and Indifference: A Critical Overview, London: Rowman and Littlefield International, pp. 181-207 chapter 3 Kirk Wetters (2006), 'The Rule of the Norm and the Political Theology of chapter 4 Mathew Abbott (2012), 'No Life Is Bare, the Ordinary Is Exceptional: Giorgio Agamben and the Question of Political Ontology', Parrhesia, 14, pp. 23-35 part Part II State of Exception and Government chapter 5 Steven DeCaroli (2007), 'Boundary Stones: Giorgio Agamben and the Field of Sovereignty', in Matthew Calarco and Steven DeCaroli (eds), Giorgio Agamben: Sovereignty and Life, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, pp. 43-69 chapter 6 Daniel McLoughlin (2012), 'Giorgio Agamben on Security, Government and the Crisis of Law', Griffith Law Review, 21, pp. 680-707 chapter 7 Bruno Gulli (2007), 'The Ontology and Politics of Exception: Reflections on the Work of Giorgio Agamben', in Matthew Calarco and Steven DeCaroli (eds), Giorgio Agamben: Sovereignty and Life, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, pp. 219-42 chapter 8 Jessica Whyte (2013), chapter 9 Anton Schutz (2009), 'Imperatives without Imperator', Law and Critique, 20, pp. 233-43 part Part III Law, Violence and Justice chapter 10 Thanos Zartaloudis (2011), 'On Justice', Law and Critique, 22, pp. 135-53 chapter 11 Mathew Abbott (2014), 'The Creature before the Law', in The Figure of This World: Agamben and the Question of Political Ontology, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 106-22 chapter 12 Catherine Mills (2008), 'Playing with Law: Agamben and Derrida on Postjuridical Justice', South Atlantic Quarterly, 107, pp. 15-36 chapter 13 Tom Frost (2013), 'The Hyper-Hermeneutic Gesture of a Subtle Revolution', Critical Horizons, 14, pp. 70-92 chapter 14 Paolo Bartoloni (2008), 'The Threshold and the Topos of the Remnant: Giorgio Agamben', Angelaki: Journal ofthe Theoretical Humanities, 13, pp. 51-63 part Part IV Fulfilling the Law: The Power of Experience chapter 15 Alice Lagaay and Juliane Schiffers (2009), 'Passivity at Work: A Conversation on an Element in the Philosophy of Giorgio Agamben', Law and Critique, 20, pp. 325-37 chapter 16 Alexander Cooke (2005), 'Resistance, Potentiality and the Law: Deleuze and Agamben on chapter 17 Carlo Salzani (2013), 'In a Messianic Gesture: Agamben's Katka', in Brendan Moran and Carlo Salzani (eds), Philosophy and Kafka, Plymouth: Lexington Books, pp. 261-82 chapter 18 Adam Kotsko (2013), 'The Curse of the Law and the Coming Politics: On Agamben, Paul and the Jewish Alternative', in Tom Frost (ed.), Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives, London: Routledge, pp. 13-30 chapter 19 Nicholas Heron (2011), 'The Ungovernable', Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 16, pp. 159-74 part Part V Studying the Law chapter 20 Anton Schutz (2000), 'Thinking the Law with and against Luhmann, Legendre, Agamben', Law and Critique, 11, pp. 107-36 chapter 21 Daniel McLoughlin (2009), 'In Force without Significance: Kantian Nihilism and Agamben's Critique of Law', Law and Critique, 20, pp. 245-57 chapter 22 John Lechte and Saul Newman (2012), 'Agamben, Arendt and Human Rights: Bearing Witness to the Human', European Journal of Social Theory, 15, pp. 522-36 chapter 23 Connal Parsley (2010), 'The Mask and Agamben: The Transitional Juridical Technics of Legal Relation', Law Text Culture, 14, pp. 12-39 chapter 24 Steven DeCaroli (2013), 'Political Life: Giorgio Agamben and the Idea of Authority', Research in Phenomenology, 43, pp. 220-42 chapter 25 Bostjan Nedoh (2011), 'Katka's Land Surveyor K.: Agamben's Anti-Muselmann', Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 16, pp. 149-61 chapter 26 Giorgio Agamben, Stephanie Wakefield (trans.) (2014), 'What Is a Destituent Power?', Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 32, pp. 65-74.