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Stasis before the state nine theses on agonistic democracy

Author: Dimitris Vardoulakis
Publisher: New York Fordham University 2018
Series: Commonalities
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How is political change possible when even the most radical revolutions only reproduce sovereign power? Via the analysis of the contradictory meanings of stasis, Vardoulakis argues that the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dimitris Vardoulakis
ISBN: 9780823277391 0823277399 9780823277407 0823277402
OCLC Number: 1011352391
Description: 153 Seiten
Contents: Preamble, or On Agonistic Monism Thesis 1 Constituent power forges the distinction between democracy and sovereignty Thesis 2 Sovereign violence is always justified violence Thesis 3 The different ways in which violence is justified delineate different forms of sovereignty Intermezzo 1 Sovereignty and the Refugee Thesis 4 Judgment is constitutive of democracy Thesis 5 Judgement establishes the agonistic relation between democracy and sovereignty by dejusti-fying violence Thesis 6 Democratic judgment shows the imbrication of the ontological, the political and the ethical Intermezzo 2 The Refugee and Resistance to Sovereign Power Thesis 7 Stasis indicates that judgment is the condition of the possibility of the law, or that democracy is the form of the constitution Thesis 8 Stasis, or agonistic monism, names the forms of the relation between democracy and sover-eignty Thesis 9 Stasis underlies all political praxis Vardoulak
Series Title: Commonalities
Responsibility: Dimitris Vardoulakis

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"Against the naive utopias of radical democracy and of liberal democracy alike, Vardoulakis presents us with 'agonistic democracy'-a non-teleological and paradoxical political practice that Read more...

 
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