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A leftist ontology : beyond relativism and identity politics, Carsten Strathausen, editor ; foreword by William E. Connolly

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A leftist ontology : beyond relativism and identity politics
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A leftist ontology
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beyond relativism and identity politics
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Carsten Strathausen, editor ; foreword by William E. Connolly
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Rich with analyses of concepts from deconstruction, systems theory, and post-Marxism, with critiques of fundamentalist thought and the war on terror, this volume argues for developing a philosophy of being in order to overcome the quandary of postmodern relativism. Undergirding the contributions are the premises that ontology is a vital concept for philosophy today, that an acceptable leftist ontology must avoid the kind of identity politics that has dominated recent cultural studies, and that a new ontology must be situated within global capitalism. A Leftist Ontology offers a timely intervent
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A leftist ontology : beyond relativism and identity politics, Carsten Strathausen, editor ; foreword by William E. Connolly
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A leftist ontology : beyond relativism and identity politics, Carsten Strathausen, editor ; foreword by William E. Connolly
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
The structure of the political vs. the politics of hope / William Rasch -- The function of ambivalence in Agamben's reontologization of politics / Eva Geulen -- Twenty-five theses on philosophy in the age of finance capital / Nicholas Brown and Imre Szemán -- Periodizing the 80s: the cultural logic of economic privatization in the United States / Jeffrey T. Nealon -- Marxist theory: from aesthetic critique to cultural politics / Philip Goldstein -- Is socialism the index of a leftist ontology? / Benjamin Robinson -- Deconstruction and experience: the politics of the undeconstructable / Roland Végső -- Politics and the fiction of the political / Sorin Radu-Cucu -- The last God: María Zambrano's life without texture / Alberto Moreiras -- Signification and substance: toward a leftist ontology of the present / Christopher Breu -- A politics of melancholia / Klaus Mladek and George Edmondson -- Afterword: thinking, being, acting; or, on the usese and disadvantages of ontology for politics / Bruno Bosteels
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