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New demons : rethinking power and evil today / Simona Forti ; translated by Zakiya Hanafi.

Author/creator Forti, Simona
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoStanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]
Descriptionxiv, 388 pages ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Uniform titleNuovi demoni. English
Series Cultural memory in the present
Cultural memory in the present. ^A403800
Contents The Dostoevsky paradigm -- Instincts, drives, and their vicissitudes : Nietzsche and Freud -- Ontological evil and the transcendence of evil -- Interlude : hypermoral biopolitics -- Thanatopolitics and absolute victims -- The legend of the grand inquisitor reinterpreted from below -- A different genealogy : the evil of docility -- Strategies of obedience and the ethos of freedom -- Parrhesia put to the test : practices of dissidence between eastern and western Europe -- Poor devils who "worship" life : us.
General noteIncludes index.
General note"First published as I nuovi demoni in March 2012 by Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore, Milan, Italy."
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014025922
ISBN9780804786249 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780804792950 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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