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Words like “terrorism” and “war” are no longer capable of encompassing the scope of contemporary violence. With this explosive book, Adriana Cavarero, one of the world’s most provocative feminist theorists and political philosophers, effectively renders such terms obsolete. She introduces a new word-“horrorism”-to capture the experience of violence.

Unlike terror, horrorism is a form of violation grounded in the offense of disfiguration and massacre. Many horrorsmo of violence fall within Cavarero’s category of horrorism, especially when one considers the phenomenology of violence from the perspective of the defenseless victim rather than from that of the warrior.

To support her thesis, Cavarero locates horrorism in the philosophical, political, literary, and artistic representations of defenseless and vulnerable victims.

She begins with classical literature, considering both terror and horror on the battlefields of the Iliad, in the decapitation of Medusa, and in the murder of Medea’s children.

Horrorismo : nombrando la violencia contemporánea

Horrorismk to the modern arena, Cavarero forges a link between horror, adtiana, and massacre, especially the Nazi death camps. She considers the work of Primo Levi; Hannah Arendt’s thesis on hirrorismo and Arendt’s debate with Georges Bataille on the estheticization of violence and cruelty. In applying the horroristic paradigm to the current phenomena of suicide bombers, torturers, and hypertechnological warfare, Cavarero incorporates Susan Sontag’s views on photography and the eroticization of horror, as well as ideas on violence and the state put forth by Thomas Hobbes and Carl Schmitt.

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In her appendix Cavarero examines horror in the works of Joseph Conrad. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Orrorismo, ovvero della violenza sull’inerme by Adriana Cavarero.

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Adriana Cavarero teaches philosophy of politics at the University of Verona, Italy, and is a visiting professor at New York University. Her field of research includes classical, modern and contemporary thought, with a special focus on the political significance of philosophy. Two main concerns shape her approach to the Western philosophical tradition.

First, the ‘thought of sexual difference’, a t Adriana Cavarero teaches philosophy of politics at the University of Verona, Italy, and is a visiting professor at New York University. First, the ‘thought of sexual difference’, a theoretical perspective that enables the deconstruction of Western textuality from a feminist standpoint.

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Second, the thought of Hannah Arendt, reinterpreted in its most innovative categories: The result is an inquiry that foregrounds the individual and unique existence of the human being, as related to body and gender. Cavarero resists both the solitary abstraction of the philosophical Subject, and the volatile fragmentation of the postmodern subject, in the name of the living uniqueness of a self being generated through plural relationships with other human beings, and the acceptance of the constraints of individuality and the body.

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