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Roberto Esposito, new directions in biophilosophy, edited by Tilottama Rajan and Antonio Calcagno

This collection addresses Esposito's long-standing engagement with early modern philosophy, philosophy of biology, biopolitics, and the impolitical and the impersonal, together with his significant dialogues with contemporary philosophers like Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, Simone Weil, Jean-Luc Nancy and Maurice Blanchot
Table Of Contents
Robert Esposito -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Beyond Biopolitics - The Space and General Economy of Esposito's Work -- I Beginnings: Esposito's Early Work -- 1 Esposito and Machiavelli: Inspiration and Affinity -- 2 Feudal Authority and Conflict in History: Giambattista Vico and Roberto Esposito's A Philosophy for Europe: From the Outside -- 3 Genres of the Political: The Impolitical Comedy of Conflict -- II Intensifications: Living Thought, Methodology and the Biological Turn -- 4 Immunisation and the Natural Sciences: Esposito on Disciplines, Deconstruction and Equilibrium -- 5 Openings: Biology and Philosophy in Esposito, Bichat and Hegel -- 6 Esposito's Transversalities -- III Transversal Readings: Esposito in Dialogue with Others -- 7 (Auto)immunity in Esposito and Derrida -- 8 Third Person and Fourth Person: Esposito and Blanchot -- 9 Repositioning Simone Weil and Roberto Esposito: Life, the Impersonal and the Renunciant Obligation of the Good -- 10 The Vico-Momentum: Esposito on Language and Life -- 11 Esposito, Nancy and the Evasion of Dialectics -- 12 Outside of Thought -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
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