By John Grant
Dialectics and modern Politics recasts dialectical idea for a post-Marxist age within which labour circulation politics is only one political alternative between many. The e-book is geared up thematically round techniques comparable to immanent critique, ideology, event, and resistance, and in keeping with figures who're important to the current trajectory of dialectics, together with Hegel, Adorno, Foucault, Jameson and Žizek. New research of those strategies and theorists is used to teach how they remodel our realizing of social existence in addition to supply a fashion of figuring out social transformation.
Interspersed all through this theoretical paintings are dialectical examinations of political phenomena from tolerance, democracy, and the increase of Barack Obama, to state-economy relatives in addition to these of strength and resistance. a thorough and sometimes progressive conception of society is pursued that's now not restrained to the phrases of Marxism or the other institution of suggestion. during this regard a unique develop is made via providing the heritage of dialectical feedback as an ‘anti-tradition,’ that's outlined as a convention that's characterised via a background of discontinuity, discord, and incompatible functions. A thought of dialectics emerges that's versatile, coherent, and that may account for a lot greater than capitalism and sophistication politics.
This paintings should be of serious curiosity to all students of Marxism, serious idea, social and political conception and political philosophy
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Dialectics and Contemporary Politics: Critique and Transformation from Hegel through Post-Marxism (Routledge Innovations in Political Theory) by John Grant