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Title Nancy and the political / edited by Sanja Dejanovic.

Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (294 pages)
Series Critical connections
Critical connections (Edinburgh University Press)
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 'We must become what we are' : Jean-Luc Nancy's ontology as ethos and praxis / Marie-Eve Morin -- Badiou and Nancy : political animals / Christopher Watkin -- Nancy and Hegel : freedom, democracy, and the loss of the power to signify / Emilia Angelova -- The event of democracy / François Raffoul -- Thinking Nancy's 'political philosophy' / Ignaas Devisch -- Image-politics : Jean-Luc Nancy's ontological rehabilitation of the image / Alison Ross -- Immanent surface : art and the demand for signification / Jonathan Lahey Dronsfeld -- The separated gesture : partaking in the inoperative praxis of the already-unmade / John Paul Ricco -- Im-mundus or Nancy's globalising-world-formation / Jean-Paul Martinon -- Precarity/abandonment / Philip Armstrong -- 'A struggle between two infinities' : Jean-Luc Nancy on Marx's revolution and ours / Jason E. Smith.
Summary Focussed around three core themes--capitalism, the metaphysics of democracy and aesthetics--these 11 essays emphasise the potential of Jean-Luc Nancy's political thought, and collectively situate it within a broader intellectual context which includes engagements with Badiou, Rancière, Foucault, Agamben and Lefort.
Other author Dejanovic, Sanja, editor.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Nancy, Jean-Luc -- Political and social views.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, French -- 20th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780748683192 (webready PDF)
0748683194 (webready PDF)
9780748683208 (epub)
0748683208 (epub)
9780748683178 (hardback)
0748683178 (hardback)