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Agamben, Hegel, and the State of Exception
(Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 2007)
In his account of the state of exception, Agamben repeatedly relies upon what Hegel would have called Wesenslogik or ‘transcendental thinking’. Because of this reliance, the state of exception appears in Agamben’s account ...
Agamben’s Curio Cabinet, Animality, and the Zone of Indeterminacy
(Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 2017)
As I have argued elsewhere, Agamben’s thought remains mired in a transcendental way of thinking that falls under the Hegelian critique. In this essay, through a hermeneutical method that can be aptly characterized ...