Giorgio Agamben

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Giorgio Agamben

Giorgio Agamben (; Italian: [aˈɡamben]; born 22 April 1942) is an Italian philosopher best known for his work investigating the concepts of the state of exception, form-of-life (borrowed from Ludwig Wittgenstein) and homo sacer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgio Agamben has received more than 812,154 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 274th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Giorgio Agamben ranks 272 out of 1,005Before him are Carneades, Adam of Bremen, Vyasa, Gemistus Pletho, Jerome of Prague, and Al-Ash'ari. After him are Euclid of Megara, Justus Lipsius, Roger Garaudy, Abraham ibn Ezra, Vladimir Solovyov, and Julius Evola.

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Among people born in 1942, Giorgio Agamben ranks 34Before him are Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Mohamed ElBaradei, Javier Solana, Jochen Rindt, Peter Handke, and Werner Herzog. After him are José Eduardo dos Santos, John Wayne Gacy, Jacob Zuma, Wen Jiabao, Arto Paasilinna, and Jacques Rogge.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giorgio Agamben ranks 670 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Leo VIII (900), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Nicola Pisano (1225), Vittorio Monti (1868), Pope Severinus (600), and Aldus Manutius (1449). After him are Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562), Desiderius (710), Pope Stephen V (850), Ornella Muti (1955), Rodolfo Graziani (1882), and Virna Lisi (1936).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Giorgio Agamben ranks 21Before him are Cesare Beccaria (1738), Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), Benedetto Croce (1866), Hippasus (-600), Marsilius of Padua (1275), and Aristoxenus (-360). After him are Julius Evola (1898), Alcmaeon of Croton (-510), Antonio Negri (1933), Giovanni Gentile (1875), Pietro Pomponazzi (1462), and Theano (-600).

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