“We have known in any case since the beginning of this seminar that we wouldn’t deal with “the beast and the sovereign” without dealing with the immense question of what is called technology, the technology of the living being, political biotechnology, or zoo-polito-technology. What we named, on the basis of Hobbes’s Leviathan, prosthstatics sent us down this track, in which it was no longer possible to avoid the figure of a prosthetic supplement, which comes to replace, imitate, relay, and augment the living being.”
Excerpt From: Derrida, Jacques. “The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume I.” The University of Chicago Press, 2009. iBooks.
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