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Agamben and Radical Politics

Agamben and Radical Politics

Daniel McLoughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of sovereignty was profoundly influential for critical theory as it grappled with issues of security and state violence in the wake of September 11 2001. Yet his work was ... More

Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques RancièreEquality in Action

Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques Rancière: Equality in Action

Todd May

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639823
eISBN:
9780748671724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639823.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how democratic progressive politics can happen and how it is happening in very different arenas. The author takes an intensive look at a range of contemporary political movements and ... More

Deleuze and Politics

Deleuze and Politics

Ian Buchanan and Nicholas Thoburn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632879
eISBN:
9780748652549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632879.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Deleuze was intensely aware of the need for philosophy to take an active part in shaping and critiquing the world. Philosophy, as he saw it, engages in politics by inventing new concepts and using ... More

Deleuze and Sex

Deleuze and Sex

Frida Beckman (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

For Deleuze, sexuality is a force that can capture as well as liberate life. Its flows tend to be repressed and contained in specific forms while at the same time they retain revolutionary potential. ... More

Deleuze and Space

Deleuze and Space

Ian Buchanan and Gregg Lambert (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618743
eISBN:
9780748671762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618743.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Gilles Deleuze was arguably the twentieth century's most spatial philosopher – not only did he contribute a plethora of new concepts to engage space, space was his very means of doing philosophy. He ... More

Derrida and Hospitality Theory and Practice

Derrida and Hospitality Theory and Practice

Judith Still

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640270
eISBN:
9780748671786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640270.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is a full-length study of hospitality in the writings of Jacques Derrida. Hospitality is critically important in Derrida's writings, and his insights in this have been influential across a ... More

Derrida's SecretPerjury, Testimony, Oath

Derrida's Secret: Perjury, Testimony, Oath

Charles Barbour

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424998
eISBN:
9781474434911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424998.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Against the backdrop of a series of recent political events (the Snowden Affair, the Manning Affair, Wikileaks, Clinton’s private email account, and so forth), this book argues that secrecy is a ... More

Europe after DerridaCrisis and Potentiality

Europe after Derrida: Crisis and Potentiality

Agnes Czajka and Bora Isyar (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748683369
eISBN:
9780748697175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683369.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Is Europe’s crisis merely a financial one? It has been widely understood as such, yet its scope and implications far exceed Europe’s financial markets. As the crisis deepens, and the possibility of ... More

Hegel's Political PhilosophyA Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right

Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right

Thom Brooks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625741
eISBN:
9780748652532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625741.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

G. W. F. Hegel's Elements of the Philosophy of Right is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important works in the history of political philosophy. It is broadly agreed that Hegel intended this ... More

The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

Christopher J. Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645329
eISBN:
9780748693788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645329.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book examines the writings of the Scottish Enlightenment, focusing on their conception of a commercial society. This focus captures both what the Scottish Enlightenment is now best known for as ... More

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