The Sacrament of Language: An Archaeology of the Oath
Stanford University Press
December 06, 2010
5.4 X 0.5 X 8.4 inches | 0.3 pounds
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About the Author
Giorgio Agamben, an Italian philosopher and radical political theorist, is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Venice. Stanford University Press has published eight of his previous books: Homo Sacer (1998), Potentialities (1999), The Man Without Content (1999), The End of the Poem (1999), The Open (2004), The Time that Remains(2005), What is an Apparatus? and Other Essays (2009), and, most recently, Nudities (2010).
"Giorgo Agamben's The Sacrament of Language: An Archeology of the Oath is a stunning intellectual foray into the connections between religion, law, and language."--Joshua Paetkau "Quebec Diocesan Gazette "