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Adventures of the symbolic post-Marxism and radical democracy

Warren Breckman 1963-

c2013

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  • Title:
    Adventures of the symbolic post-Marxism and radical democracy
  • Author: Warren Breckman 1963-
  • Description: Marxism's collapse in the twentieth century profoundly altered the style and substance of Western European radical thought. To build a more robust form of democratic theory and action, prominent theorists moved to reject revolution, abandon class for more fragmented models of social action, and elevate the political over the social. Acknowledging the constructedness of society and politics, they chose the ?symbolic" as a concept powerful enough to reinvent leftist thought outside of a Marxist framework. Following Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Adventures of the Dialectic, which reassessed philos
  • Publication Date: c2013
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia Univesity Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (384 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-231-51289-9
  • Subjects: Democracy; Philosophy, Marxist; Political science -- Philosophy; Radicalism; Social sciences -- Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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