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by Ian Angus,Ernesto Laclau,Chantal Mouffe


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Her books include The Return of the Political; Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (with Ernesto Laclau); The Dimensions of Radical Democracy; Gramsci and Marxist Theory; Deconstruction and Pragmatism; The Democratic Paradox; and The Challenge of Carl Schmitt, all from Verso.

It is Ian Angus’s aim here to explore thoroughly the philosophical implications of this shift

Part of Phronesis Series. It is Ian Angus’s aim here to explore thoroughly the philosophical implications of this shift. He does so by combining serious philosophical reflection with an analysis of the media, which draws on both the phenomenological tradition and the political concerns of the Frankfurt School, post-Marxism and radical democracy.

Founding figures of this approach are Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, two post-Marxist political theorists, who . Many PhD theses further developing Laclau’s and Mouffe’s discourse theory and/or applying it in the empirical analysis of concrete empirical cases have since been completed.

Founding figures of this approach are Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, two post-Marxist political theorists, who, disillusioned with economic reductionism, tried, since the 1970s, to reinterpret Gramsci’s theory of hegemony to highlight the role of meaning and of processes of interpellation and identification in the creation of political identities and in the articulation and sedimentation of political discourses and hegemonic.

Cartographic discourse is well suited for representing, interpreting, and critiquing these metaphors. Maps are better suited to capture and to enable the questioning of the rhizomatic interconnections of hypertextual reading and writing practices than more linearly organized discourse.

It is Ian Angus’s aim here to explore thoroughly the philosophical implications of this shift

It is Ian Angus’s aim here to explore thoroughly the philosophical implications of this shift. Ranging over the work of Heidegger, Gramsci, Husserl, Levinas, McLuhan and many others, (Dis)figurations is not merely an analytic enterprise however; it is a comprehensive attempt at rethinking the whole project of a critical philosophy. Also in Phronesis Series.

Dis) Figurations book. Disfigurations: thics. 1859842771 (ISBN13: 9781859842775).

The main symptom in this paradigmatic shift has been the increasing centrality of the "discourse" approach in social theory. It is Ian Angus's aim here to explore thoroughly the philosophical implications of this shift.

In this chapter we present Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe’s discourse theory (sometimes abbreviated to discourse theory). We draw mainly on their principal work, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (1985), supplementing this with a number of texts that Laclau has written alone. Discourse theory aims at an understanding of the social as a discursive.

Recent papers in Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe. The results show that they display a populist logic and represent two counter-discourses against neoliberal hegemony.

There has been, over the last decades, a deep crisis in the models which, for a long time, have been central metaphors governing thought and research in the social sciences. The main symptom in this paradigmatic shift has been the increasing centrality of the ‘discourse’ approach in social theory.It is Ian Angus’s aim here to explore thoroughly the philosophical implications of this shift. He does so by combining serious philosophical reflection with an analysis of the media, which draws on both the phenomenological tradition and the political concerns of the Frankfurt School, post-Marxism and radical democracy. Ranging over the work of Heidegger, Gramsci, Husserl, Levinas, McLuhan and many others, (Dis)figurations is not merely an analytic enterprise however; it is a comprehensive attempt at rethinking the whole project of a critical philosophy.
Disfigurations: Discourse/Critique/Ethics download epub
Words Language & Grammar
Author: Ian Angus,Ernesto Laclau,Chantal Mouffe
ISBN: 1859842771
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
Language: English
Publisher: Verso; First Edition edition (July 2000)
Pages: 224 pages