Giorgio Agamben. A Genealogy of Monasticism. 2009 (1 to7)

source: European Graduate School      Last updated on 2012年8月23日
http://www.egs.edu/ Giorgio Agamben continuing a series of seminars on the idea of rule and life. In this class, he explored the genealogy of monasticism, touching on subjectivity, music in the monastery, liturgy and prayer as a form of chant. He discussed the development of juridical law from Franciscan rule, Phillipe Lacoue-Labarthe, the non-juridical character of monastic rule, Spanish Scholastics. He spoke about the obligation of the vow and the vow of the vow, Immanuel Kant and the categorical imperative, as well as the idea of the other. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School (EGS).