Infancy and History: The Destruction of Experience [Giorgio Agamben] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How and why did experience and. Expand view. Giorgio Agamben, Infancy and History. The Destruction of Experience, trans. Liz Heron, London & New York: Verso, Agamben’s profound and radical exploration of language, infancy, and Agamben goes on to consider time and history; the Marxist notion of base and.

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Other books in the series. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Colby Dickinson – – Angelaki 19 1: Email required Address never made public. Beautifully written, erudite and provocative, these essays will be of great interest to students of philosophy, linguistics, anthropology and politics.

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There could be no reflection on events, on society or on oneself without this split.

Infancy and History: On the Destruction of Experience by Giorgio Agamben

In other words, there is room for us to speak, and not everything is already said and done. Bernard Cooke – – Philosophy and Theology 1 4: You are commenting using your Twitter account. This entry was posted in Uncategorized.

Here, again, is the beginning of history, the beginning of ethics, the beginning of a radically altered version of community as in-fantileas not-yet-speaking. But we also apply the notion of infancy to other moments sgamben life.

Remember me on this computer. The titular essay, “Infancy and History,” was such an enjoyable read because despite the dense subject aand he concluded each section with an exploration of a related piece of literature, poetry or history that helped uncover the deeper meaning of his thoughts.

Infancy and History: On the Destruction of Experience

In this note, I will sketch out his trajectory and, hopefully, enact some of its implications. Harari – – Palgrave-Macmillan. Refresh and try again.


I — Experimentum Linguae Eff! Ryan Dobran rated it it was amazing Mar 16, Find it on Scholar. Request removal from index. But, on the contrary, how could one ever emerge from the state of in-fancy?

In-fancy then denotes a state of being, or a time in history, where we do not yet? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Herkots rated it it was amazing Dec 25, However, in this part, I will only discuss his preface to the essay, written inas it is very concise about his intentions, not only for this essay, but through all his work. Trivia About Infancy and Histo You are commenting using your WordPress.