The Liberal Way of War. Killing to Make Life Live

The Liberal Way of War Killing to Make Life Live The liberal way of war and the liberal way of rule are correlated this book traces that correlation to liberalism s original commitment to making life live Committed to making life live liberalism is

  • Title: The Liberal Way of War. Killing to Make Life Live
  • Author: MichaelDillon Julian Reid
  • ISBN: 9780415952996
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The liberal way of war and the liberal way of rule are correlated this book traces that correlation to liberalism s original commitment to making life live Committed to making life live, liberalism is committed to waging war on behalf of life, specifically to promote the biopolitical life of species being what the book calls the biohuman.Tracking the advent of the aThe liberal way of war and the liberal way of rule are correlated this book traces that correlation to liberalism s original commitment to making life live Committed to making life live, liberalism is committed to waging war on behalf of life, specifically to promote the biopolitical life of species being what the book calls the biohuman.Tracking the advent of the age of life as information complex, adaptive and emergent while contrasting biopolitics with geopolitics, the book details how and why the liberal way of rule wages war on the human in the cause of instituting the biohuman Contingent and emergent, the biohuman is however continuously also becoming dangerous to itself It therefore requires constant surveillance to anticipate the threats it presents to its own flourishing.The book explains how, in making life live, liberal rule finds its expression, today, in making the biohuman live the emergency of its emergence Thus does liberal peace become the continuation of war by other means Just as the information and molecular revolutions have combined to transform liberal military strategic thinking so also has it contributed to the discourse of global danger through which global liberal governance currently legitimates the liberal way of war.

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    1. Dillon and Read deploy new theoretical paradigms to interpret the liberal rationality and therefore exectution of war. They explore genealogical design of what they call the biohuman, a being who has become infomationalized and therefore is in-formation. The securitisation of the biohuman, who is living the emergency of his emergence, can be framed in an era obssed with securing the infrastructures of liberal being. This is a book which a raeder will do well to have scoped out the works of Fouca [...]

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