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Title HumAnimal : race, law, language / Kalpana Rahita Seshadri.

Author Seshadri, Kalpana, author.
Publisher Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, [2012]
©2012
Location Call number Status
 Biddle  BD450 .S399 2012    Available
Phys Desc xviii, 309 pages ; 23 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Posthumanities ; 21
Posthumanities ; 21.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-287) and index
Reprint Preface What This "Book" Is About ix
Introduction The Trace Of The Political xiii
I. Language and Silence
The Mute Prince 3
1. First Words on Silence 5
2. The Secret of Literary Silence 41
3. Law, "Life/Living," Language 63
4. Between Derrida and Agamben 109
II. The Exemplary Plane
The Exemplary Plane 139
5. The Wild Child: Politics and Ethics of the Name 141
6. The Wild Child and Scientific Names 181
7. Hum Animal Acts: Potentiality or Movement as Rest 195
In-Conclusion 261
Notes 265
Bibliography 279
Index 289
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Subject Philosophical anthropology.
Silence (Philosophy)
Feral children.
Alt Series 2011040193
ISBN 9780816677887 (hc : alk. paper)
0816677883 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816677894 (pb : alk. paper)
0816677891 (pb : alk. paper)