Giorgio Agamben

Giorgio Agamben * 22. April 1942 in Rom

Homo sacer: Die souveräne Macht und das nackte Leben

Homo Sacer. Il potere sovrano e la nuda vita. Giulio Einaudi, Torino 1995

Agamben is an Italian philosopher, essayist and author and also teaches in Venice and Paris.
Agamben is now one of the most talked about philosophers of the present. In his works, he discusses current affairs and political-legal issues, in particular bioethical and biotechnological aspects ("biopolitics").