All things related to communication in a very broad sense. Things posted in this category may be related to mass media but are certainly not related to it. In a more general meaning, communication is the process by which things come into relation with one another. It also has a lot to do with the concept of community, with the idea of gift and debt and, last but not least, with phenomena related to separation and destruction (as a side effect of the coming-together which is usually associated with communication).
This is an extended version (more than twice the size) of an essay soon to be published in TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies (this entry will be updated with a link once it is published). University of Toronto Press remains the copyright holder of the content. This essay was finalized on June 16, 2020. […]
Some authors affirm that the following also belongs to him: that Plato saw him washing lettuces, came up to him and quietly said to him, “Had you paid court to Dionysius, you wouldn’t now be washing lettuces,” and that he with equal calmness made answer, “If you had washed lettuces, you wouldn’t have paid court […]
☛ Una voce di Giorgio Agamben, Quodlibet (publisher). Una voce di Giorgio Agamben is a an online platform where Giorgio Agamben has been publishing short public interventions in Italian since March 2017. It is hosted and maintained by the Italian publisher Quodlibet, where many of Giorgio Agamben’s books have been published. On February 26, 2020, […]
From now on, your joy will debase and trample underfoot your repose, your sleep, and even your suffering. Remember that truth is not stable ground but the ceaseless movement that destroys all that you are and all that you see. REMEMBER THAT IN WAR IS TRUTH You will not cease before you recognize yourself as […]