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Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics

Gabriel Rockhill


With the aim of rethinking the state and stakes of contemporary theory, Gabriel Rockhill critically works through some of the most important recent philosophical writings on the intertwined topics of history, politics and art. He offers guidance to some of the complex debates in these areas, as well as a commanding overview of the key issues and some of the central figures, including Foucault, Derrida, Castoriadis, Badiou and Rancière. By resituating theoretical work in a broader force field of culture and power, he advances an innovative and nuanced description of recent intellectual developm ... More

Keywords: Contemporary Continental Philosophy, French Theory, Critical Theory, Political Theory, History and Historiography, Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474405355
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405355.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gabriel Rockhill, author
Villanova University