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Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Kate Schick

Abstract

Gillian Rose draws on idiosyncratic readings of thinkers such as Hegel, Adorno and Kierkegaard to underpin her philosophy, negotiating the ‘broken middle’ between particular and universal. While of the left, she is sharply critical of much left-wing thought, insisting that it shirks the work of coming to know and of taking political risk in pursuit of a ‘good enough justice’.In this book Kate Schick presents the core themes of Rose's work and locates her ideas within central debates in contemporary social theory (trauma, memory and mourning; exclusion and difference; tragedy and messianic utop ... More

Keywords: Gillian Rose, Speculative philosophy, Trauma, Mourning, Tragedy, Utopia, Difference, Reason, Recognition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780748639847
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.001.0001

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Kate Schick, author

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