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The three essays collected in this book offer a succinct introduction to Agamben’s recent work through an investigation of Foucault’s notion of the apparatus. Agamben. Giorgio. [Esys. English. Sc:1=ionsl. What is an apparatus? and other esys I Giorgio Agamben ; uanslated by David Kishik and Stefan Pedatella. Excavating Government: Giorgio Agamben’s Archaeological Dig. Critical Encounter Between Giorgio Agamben and Michel Foucault: Review of Recent Works.

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Jeffrey Bussolini, What is a Dispositive? – PhilPapers

Find it on Scholar. Psychological Life as Enterprise: Sign in Create an account. Sophie Fuggle – unknown. Dispositif is translated variously, even in the same book, as ‘device’, ‘machinery’, ‘apparatus’, ‘construction’, and ‘deployment’. Guided by the question, “What does it mean to be contemporary? Science Logic and Mathematics. The Italian political philosopher Giorgio Agamben traces the trajectory of the term to Aristotle ‘s oikonomia—the effective management of the household and the early Church Fathers’ attempt to save the concept of the Trinity from the allegation of polytheism, as the triplicity of the God is his oikonomia.

This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat Furthermore, it determines not only what is and can be considered possible but also what can even be imagined and anticipated as potentially realizable, as something one can hope for, or act to bring about”.


In his second essay, Agamben tries to dispel this skepticism by showing that at the heart of friendship and philosophy, but also at the core of politics, lies the agaamben experience: Giorgio Agamben, a leading Italian philosopher and radical political theorist, is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Venice.

Michel Foucault Philosophy of technology Postmodern theory Post-structuralism. In a text bearing the same name “What is a dispositif?

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While there are good reasons for which translators have chosen to use “apparatus” for dispositifthere is growing cause for evaluating the theoretical and empirical specificity of each concept, and either to rethink the rendering as “apparatus” or to keep in mind the specific philosophical trajectories of each one.

Foucault uses the term in his “The Confession of the Flesh” interview, where he answers the question, “What is the meaning or methodological function for you of this term, apparatus dispositif? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Stanford University Press, Marian Tubbs – unknown. An Ethno Raphy of The. A rigorous engagement with these experiential elements, grounded in rigorous historical, technical, and theoretical methods. Giorgio Agamben’s Archaeological Dig. The Allegory of the Cage: Researching the Pedagogical Apparatus Dispositif: Ramon Blanco – – Astrolabio: Review of Recent Works of Agamben. Request removal from index.



This paper presents a number of minute considerations on the productive distinction between them. Foucault’s historical mappings of the networks of social reality” https: This presents a double problem since it collapses distinct conceptual lineages from the home languages and produces a false identity in English.

Dispositif is a term used by the French intellectual Michel Foucaultgenerally to refer to the various institutional, physical, and administrative mechanisms and knowledge structures which enhance and maintain the exercise of power within the social body. Retrieved from ” https: Sign in to use this feature.

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Though philosophy contains the notion of philosor friend, in its very name, philosophers tend to be very skeptical about friendship.