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The Man Without Content (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics)

by Giorgio Agamben

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Philosophy,
  • Esthetics,
  • 20th century,
  • Philosophy / Aesthetics,
  • Aesthetics, Modern,
  • Art

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeorgia Albert (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9478374M
    ISBN 100804735530
    ISBN 109780804735537

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