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INDIVIDUAL DENUDATION OR THE MODERN HOMO SACER PDF Print E-mail

INDIVIDUAL DENUDATION OR THE MODERN HOMO SACER

Carol I. LOGOFĂTU
National University of Political and Administrative Sciences, Bucharest
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Abstract
The essay deals with the concept of Homo Sacer in relation with the state of exception. Giorgio Agamben argues that the state of exception has become in the contemporary society a paradigmatic practice of the West, which transforms individuals into subjects prone to exclusion or extermination. The essay consists of two parts, on the one hand the part in which I question the concepts and on the other hand a section that analyze some contemporary cases.

Keywords: Homo Sacer/Homines Sacri, Zoe, Bios, Nomos, Bare life, Bio- Power, Bio-Politics, State of exception, Sovereignity

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