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The author discusses Roberto Esposito's "Pensiero vivente. Origine e attualità della filosofia italiana" , where a rethinking of the Italian philosophical tradition is proposed in the light of recent currents in biopolitics, a rethinking centered on the resistance opposed by «life» to the repeated attempts to rationalize and historicize it . The author believes that it would be wrong to consider that interpretation - al- though founded and charming - as the sole or dominant as compared to at least two other possible connotations of Italian thought: the constant search for the relationship between history and philosophy and its civil-ethical dimension
Keywords Biopolitics, Living Thought, Italian Philosophy, Life and History, Immunitas
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DOI 10.1414/36875
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