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About Antonio Cerella

Antonio Cerella is an author, translator and academic based in London. He teaches political theory and international studies at Kingston University, London. He is the author of Genealogies of Political Modernity (Bloomsbury, 2020), and the editor of Heidegger & the Global Age (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017) and The Sacred and the Political (Bloomsbury, 2016). He can be reached at: A.Cerella@kingston.ac.uk
Latest Posts | By Antonio Cerella
Before Power, After Life
2 weeks ago

Before Power, After Life

Giorgio Agamben’s recent interventions on the Covid-19 pandemic have triggered a heated debate that extends well beyond the boundaries of academic discussion. It has been said that the Italian philosopher …
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Sovereign Sacrifice
7 months ago

Sovereign Sacrifice

There is a paradoxical relationship between necessity and destiny: it is chance that determines necessity. The desert rose owes its beauty to the elements that sculpted it, just the way …
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Spaces of Terror
2 years ago

Spaces of Terror

For my students…

 Modern International Law is, essentially, a right of war and peace – a jus belli ac pacis, as it was called by one of its founding fathers, …
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The Globalization of Hate
4 years ago

The Globalization of Hate

The German philosopher Ernst Cassirer has defined man as an animal symbolicum. For, unique among living beings, “he has so enveloped himself in linguistic forms, in artistic images, in mythical …
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The Dehumanization of the Enemy
5 years ago

The Dehumanization of the Enemy

THE WORLD TODAY appears divided into two opposing camps: the realm of Good and the empire of Evil, the free world against the world of slavery, “crusaders” vs. “martyrs.” Yet, …
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