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By de Boever, Arne
Through a sustained engagement with the work of Giorgio Agamben and Catherine Malabou, and against the background of contemporary political phenomena, Arne De Boever explores what positive political possibilities the notion of sovereignty might still hold.
Edited by de Boever, Arne; Murray, Alex; Roffe, Jon; Woodward, Ashley; Contributions by Barthelemy, Jean-Hugues
The work of French philosopher Gilbert Simondon (1924-1989) has recently come to prominence in America and around the English-speaking world, having been of great importance in France for many years. This title offers an exploration of Gilbert Simondon's work.
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Through a sustained engagement with the work of the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben, and against the background of contemporary political phenomena, Arne De Boever explores what positive political possibilities the notion of sovereignty might still hold. Using the philosophy ...of Catherine Malabou, he argues that these possibilities reside in an aesthetic reconceptualisation of sovereignty as a plastic power that is able to give, receive and explode the forms of our political future.Read more
Finance Fictions examines the tension between psychosis and realism in thecontemporary finance novel and shows that compared to earlier instances of thegenre (Wolfe; Ellis), the 21st-century finance novel (Alger; Harris;Houellebecq; Lerner) develops a new realist approach to a co...ntemporary economyof financial instruments and automated trading.Read more
Arne de Boever offers an accessible introduction to Francois Jullien's work, highlighting Jullien's work at the intersection of Chinese and Western thought and drawing out the 'unthought-of' in both traditions of thinking. In the process he emphatically challenges some of the cor...e assumptions of Western reasoning.Read more
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