Emanuele Coccia

17th September 2019

Emanuele Coccia is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and formerly taught in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. He was invited Professor at the Universities of Buenos Aires, Dusseldorf, Tokyo and Weimar. He was fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at the Columbia University of New York. He has worked extensively on aesthetics and on biology, and has written about contemporary art and fashion. His publications include Sensible Life (New York, 2016), Goods: Advertising, Urban Space and the Moral Law of the Image (New York, 2017), and The Life of Plants (London, 2018). With Giorgio Agamben, he edited an extensive anthology covering angels in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Angeli: Giudaismo, Cristianesimo, Islam (Milan, 2009). He recently published with Donatien Grau a book on the history and the meaning of concept stores (The Transitory Museum, London, 2018).

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