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Giorgio Agamben

Giorgio Agamben is an Italian philosopher who teaches at the Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy.

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Giorgio Agamben is an Italian philosopher who teaches at the Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy. He also teaches at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, and previously taught at the University of Macerata and at the University of Verona, both in Italy. He has also held visiting appointments at several American universities, from the University of California, Berkeley to Northwestern University, Evanston and at Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf. Agamben’s best known work includes State of Exception (2005) and Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life (1998). Agamben received the Prix Européen del’Essai Charles Veillon in 2006.