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Comment on Presentazione de Infrapolitica, de Alberto Moreiras

Roberto Esposito Volume 15 Il primo pensiero che mi viene, presentando ‘Infrapolitica’ di Alberto Moreiras, insieme a Giacomo Marramao e Davide Tarizzo, è quello dell’amicizia. Benché non veda Alberto da tanto tempo – forse l’ultima volta l’ho visto a Roma, proprio insieme a Giacomo –, ho sempre avvertito nei suoi confronti una sorta di empatia....

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Comment on Presentazione de Infrapolitica.  La differenza assoluta (tra vita e politica) di cui nessun esperto può parlare

Sandro Luce Volume 15, 2024 Come si fa in queste circostanze presento brevemente Alberto Moreiras che ha insegnato alla Duke University e attualmente insegna presso la Texas A&M University ed è autore di numerosi saggi, tra i quali ricordo The Exhaustion of Difference. The Politics of Latin American Cultural Studies (2001) Tercer Espacio: Literatura y...

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Respuesta a Roberto Esposito, Sandro Luce, Giacomo Marramao sobre Infrapolitica. La differenza assoluta tra vita e politica di cui nessun esperto può parlare (Napoli: Paparo, 2021). Presentación del libro en el Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici. 10 de noviembre, 2021

Alberto MoreirasTexas A&M University Volume 15, 2024 En el momento de redactar estas notas de respuesta a las palabras de nuestros presentadores tengo solo los textos de Sandro y Roberto y unas muy breves notas, críticas, de Giacomo, enviadas como resumen, y que no me permiten todavía entender del todo.  Así que empezaré refiriéndome a...

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The Infrapolitical Question in Greek Tragedy

Humberto González NúñezThe University of Texas at Dallas Volume 15, 2024 “La tragedia griega es una pregunta sobre los fundamentos mismos del Ser.” Octavio Paz, El arco y la lira 206 “As we know, tragedy opens after disasters have already occurred, and nothing is left to be shown but the conditions that precipitated them. In...

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The Political Claim: When All Men Are Equal Because They Are Nothing

Brett LevinsonBinghamton University Volume 15, 2024 Rousseau’s A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, otherwise known as the Second Discourse, argues that the source of social inequality is measurable equality, which measure is wealth and property.  The origin, more specifically, is the “first man who, having enclosed a piece of ground, bethought himself of saying...

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Against (the Grain of) Order

Maddalena CerratoTexas A&M University Volume 15, 2024. The following text corresponds entirely to the paper I delivered at the “Tracking Infrapolitics” meeting on March 3, 2022. The materials for the presentation were extracted from an initial draft manuscript of my Against Order: Infrapolitics, Autography, Matrianarchy, and Cybercriticism, a monograph that is still under preparation. The...

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The Gift of Gender: Ivan Illich, Feminism, Infrapolitics

Gabriela MéndezUniversidad Iberoamericana Volume 15, 2024 Let us now begin with: how am I to listen to you? Irigaray, I Love to You 115 With the aim of exploring the relevance of Ivan Illich’s thinking for infrapolitical reflection, this article focuses on his book Gender (1982) and what it suggests about feminism today, at a...

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Carl Schmitt. “The Other Hegel-Line: Hans Freyer on His 70th Birthday”*

Translated by James L. Kelleyindependent scholar Volume 15, 2024 The Hegel-Dilthey-Freyer line is a distinctive feature [Zug] of the European physiognomy, an integral aspect of Europe’s present life, and also a spiritual reality [geistige Wirklichkeit]. It is of much greater import than superficial party-formations or other such ramshackle schemes. We Europeans cannot abstract from our...

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Desire for Hegel: Judith Butler, Alexandre Kojève, and Subjective Spirit 

Laurence Paul HemmingLancaster University Volume 15, 2024 Introduction Judith Butler’s first book, published in 1987, Subjects of Desire: Hegelian Reflections in Twentieth Century France is not as widely read as her other works, but forms a philosophical foundation for her subsequent reflections on subjectivity and gender.  The book is a formidable survey of French readings...