Creativity and the Promise of Openness
Chapter Four: Biocapitalism and the Politics of Life | with Priya Venkatesan
Michael A. Peters and Priya Venkatesan
For millennia, man remained what he was for Aristotle: a living animal with the additional capacity for a political existence; modern man is an animal whose politics places his existence as a living being in question.
—Michel Foucault (1978),History of sexuality: The will to knowledge (p. 143)
The concept of “life” must constitute the subject of the coming philosophy.
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