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    Community, Immunity, Biopolitics.Roberto Esposito & Zakiya Hanafi - 2013 - Angelaki 18 (3):83-90.
    In this article, Roberto Esposito lays out the genealogical pathways linking the three major concepts around which his most recent work has wound its way: community, immunity, and biopolitics. Although immunity is necessary to the preservation of our life, when driven beyond a certain threshold it forces life into a sort of cage where not only our freedom gets lost but also the very meaning of our existence – that opening of existence outside itself that takes the name of communitas. (...)
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    The Return of Italian Philosophy.Roberto Esposito & Zakiya Hanafi - 2009 - Diacritics 39 (3):55-61.
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  3. Living Thought: The Origins and Actuality of Italian Philosophy.Zakiya Hanafi (ed.) - 2012 - Stanford University Press.
    The work of contemporary Italian thinkers, what Roberto Esposito refers to as Italian Theory, is attracting increasing attention around the world. This book explores the reasons for its growing popularity, its distinguishing traits, and why people are turning to these authors for answers to real-world issues and problems. The approach he takes, in line with the keen historical consciousness of Italian thinkers themselves, is a historical one. He offers insights into the great "unphilosophical" philosophers of life—poets, painters, politicians and revolutionaries, (...)
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  4. The New Demons: Rethinking Power and Evil Today.Zakiya Hanafi (ed.) - 2014 - Stanford University Press.
    As long as we care about suffering in the world, says political philosopher Simona Forti, we are compelled to inquire into the question of evil. But is the concept of "evil" still useful in a postmodern landscape where absolute values have been leveled and relativized by a historicist perspective? Given our current unwillingness to judge others, what signposts remain to guide our ethical behavior? Surveying the nineteenth- and twentieth-century Western philosophical debates on evil, Forti concludes that it is time to (...)
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