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Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy

Volume 16, Issue 1, Fall 2011

Giorgio Agamben

Jeffrey A. Bernstein
Pages 49-64

Child’s Play
Reflections on Agamben’s Conception of Contemporary Historical Exigency and its Winnicottian Dimension

This article explores the influence of Winnicott’s conceptual constellation of early childhood, play, use, transitional phenomena, and transitional object upon Agamben’s thinking of contemporary historical exigency.