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  1. Agamben's Coming Philosophy: Finding a New Use for Theology.Colby Dickinson & Adam Kotsko - 2015 - Rowman & Littlefield International.
    In this book, Dickson and Kotso examine Agamben’s more recent theologically-focused writing and its implications for philosophical thought.
     
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    On Agamben's Use of Benjamin's “Critique of Violence”.Adam Kotsko - 2008 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 2008 (145):119-129.
    In Homo Sacer,1 Giorgio Agamben devotes a crucial “threshold” to an extremely compressed reading of Walter Benjamin's “Critique of Violence,”2 a threshold that provides the transition between his elaboration of the logic of sovereignty and his analysis of the concept of homo sacer or “bare life.” That Benjamin's essay should play such a crucial role in Agamben's text is unsurprising. First, Benjamin is arguably the most important authority for Agamben's intellectual project as a whole, rivaled only by Aristotle and Heidegger. (...)
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    Giorgio Agamben. The Fire and the Tale. Trans. Lorenzo Chiesa. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2017. 160 Pp. [REVIEW]Adam Kotsko - 2018 - Critical Inquiry 44 (4):804-805.
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    Žižek's Ontology: A Transcendental Materialist Theory of Subjectivity (Review).Adam Kotsko - 2010 - Symploke 18 (1-2):419-421.
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    On Materialist Theology: Thinking God Beyond the Master Signifier.Adam Kotsko - 2012 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 261 (3):347-357.
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    The Sermon on Mount Moriah: Faith and the Secret in the Gift of Death.Adam Kotsko - 2008 - Heythrop Journal 49 (1):44–61.
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  7. Opus Dei: An Archaeology of Duty.Adam Kotsko (ed.) - 2013 - Stanford University Press.
    In this follow-up to _The Kingdom and the Glory_ and _The Highest Poverty_, Agamben investigates the roots of our moral concept of duty in the theory and practice of Christian liturgy. Beginning with the New Testament and working through to late scholasticism and modern papal encyclicals, Agamben traces the Church's attempts to repeat Christ's unrepeatable sacrifice. Crucial here is the paradoxical figure of the priest, who becomes more and more a pure instrument of God's power, so that his own motives (...)
     
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  8. The Sacrament of Language: An Archaeology of the Oath.Adam Kotsko (ed.) - 2010 - Stanford University Press.
    This book is a continuation of Giorgio Agamben's investigation of political theory, which began with the highly influential volume _Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life_. Having already traced the roots of the idea of sovereignty, sacredness, and economy, he now turns to a perhaps unlikely topic: the concept of the oath. Following the Italian scholar Paolo Prodi, Agamben sees the oath as foundational for Western politics and undertakes an exploration of the roots of the phenomenon of the oath in (...)
     
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