Impolitical


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a.1.Impolitic.
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Because of its roots in personal, religious and affective experiences, Barolini's commitment to politics is termed impolitical, an adjective that is given the semantic density that it has in the work of the contemporary political philosopher Roberto Esposito.
As Alessia Ricciardi explains: "As she presents it, decreation amounts to abolishing the self so that God can be everything." Alessia Ricciardi, "From Decreation to Bare Life: Weil, Agamben and the Impolitical," Diacritics 39, no.
Life--that is, the Impolitical (l'Impolitico)--must be politicized through a complex operation that has the structure of an exception.
(20.) See Roberto Esposito's idea that the "impolitical" is the "differential tension between the interior and the exterior [of the political], a tension that, insofar as it lies just outside the political, determines its existence in the form of an implicit, but ineluctable presupposition" (Categories de l'impolitique [1988, 1999], trans.
H/t Impolitical for picking up the latest news story: Mr.