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").