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Badiou, Balibar, Rancière rethinking emancipation

Nick. Hewlett


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  • Title:
    Badiou, Balibar, Rancière rethinking emancipation
  • Author: Nick. Hewlett
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on Translations; Abbreviations; 1 Contexts and Parameters; 2 Alain Badiou: Event, Subject and Truth; 3 The Paradoxes of Alain Badiou's Theory of Politics; 4 Jacques Rancière: Politics is Equality is Democracy; 5 Etienne Balibar: Emancipation, Equaliberty and the Dilemmas of Modernity; 6 With and Beyond Badiou, Balibar and Rancière; References and Bibliography; Index
    In recent years there has been increased interest in three contemporary French philosophers, all former students of Louis Althusser and each now an influential thinker in his own right. Alain Badiou is one of the most important living continental thinkers, well-known for his pioneering theory of the Event. Etienne Balibar has forged new approaches to democracy, citizenship and what he describes as 'equaliberty'. Jacques Rancière has crossed boundaries between history, politics and aesthetics and his work is beginning to receive the attention it deserves. Nick Hewlett brings these three thinker
  • Publication Date: c2007
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group
  • Format: 1 online resource (194 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4725-4614-8;ISBN 1-282-45261-4;ISBN 9786612452611;ISBN 1-4411-9272-7
  • Subjects: Badiou, Alain; Rancière, Jacques; Balibar, Etienne, 1942-; Political science -- Philosophy; Democracy; Equality; France -- Intellectual life -- 20th century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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