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Adventures of the symbolic : post-Marxism and radical democracy

Author: Warren Breckman
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press 2016
Series: Columbia studies in Political Thoughts/Political History
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : paperback editionView all editions and formats

Warren Breckman critically revisits thrilling experiments in the aftermath of Marxism.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Breckman
ISBN: 9780231143950 0231143958 9780231143943 023114394X 9780231512893 0231512899
OCLC Number: 968347367
Accession No: (DE-604)BV042694508
Description: xix, 354 Seiten
Contents: Foreword, by Dick Howard Acknowledgments Introduction: Post-Marxism and the Symbolic Turn 1. The Symbolic Dimension and the Politics of Young Hegelianism 2. The Fate of the Symbolic from Romantic Socialism to a Marxism in extremis 3. From the Symbolic Turn to the Social Imaginary: Castoriadis's Project of Autonomy 4. Democracy Between Disenchantment and Political Theology: French Post-Marxism and the Return of Religion 5. The Post-Marx of the Letter: Laclau and Mouffe Between Postmodern Melancholy and Post-Marxist Mourning 6. Of Empty Places: Zizek and Laclau Epilogue Notes Index
Series Title: Columbia studies in Political Thoughts/Political History
Responsibility: Warren Breckman.


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