Federico Luisetti is Professor of Italian Studies, Comparative Literature, and Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author of Una vita: pensiero selvaggio e filosofia dell'intensità (A Life: Savage Thought and Philosophy of Intensity).
John Pickles is Earl N. Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author of A History of Spaces: Cartographic Reason, Mapping and the Geo-Coded World.
Wilson Kaiser is Assistant Professor of English at Edward Waters College in Florida.
Foreword. Anomie, Resurgences, and De-Noming / Walter D. Mignolo vii
Introduction. Autonomy: Political Theory/Political Anthropology / Federico Luisetti, Wilson Kaiser, and John Pickles 1
Part I. Geographies of Autonomy
1. The Death of Vitruvian Man: Anomaly, Anomie, Autonomy / Joost De Bloois 25
2. Sovereignty, Indigeneity, Territory: Zapatista Autonomy and the New Practices of Decolonization / Alvaro Reyes and Mara Kaufman 44
Part II. Indigeneity and Commons
3. Enclosing the Enclosers: Autonomous Experiences from the Grassroots-beyond Development, Globalization and Postmodernity / Gustavo Esteva 71
4. Life and Nature "Otherwise": Challenges from the Abya-Yalean Andes / Catherine E. Walsh 93
5. Mind the Gap: Indigenous Sovereignty and the Antinomies of Empire / Jodi A. Byrd 119
6. The Enclosure of the Nomos: Appropriation and Conquest in the New World / Zac Zimmer 137
Part III. Forms of Life
7. Decontainment: The Collapse of the Katechon and the End of Hegemony / Gareth Williams 159
8. The Savage Ontology of Insurrection: Negativity, Life, and Anarchy / Benjamin Noys 174
9. Unreasonability, Style, and Pretiosity / Frans-Willem Korsten 192
10. Re-enchanting the World: Technology, the Body, and the Construction of the Commons / Silvia Federici 202
Afterword. Resonances of the Common / Sandro Mezzadra 215