Download e-book for kindle: Between Politics and Antipolitics: Thinking About Politics by Dick Howard

By Dick Howard

This publication lines a dialectic courting among “politics” and “antipolitics,” the 1st, as used the following, being equivalent to philosophy as an job of open inquiry, plural democracy, and truth-finding, and the latter within the realm of ideology, technocracy, and presupposed certainties. It returns again to the emergence of a brand new Left circulation within the Sixties as a way to stick with the historical past of this dating on account that then. It addresses modern debates via seeking to the autumn of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Bloc, and asking within the wake of that: what's a revolution? ultimately, it attracts on those analyses to ascertain the age of terrorism after the tragedy of September eleven, 2001, and resounds with a decision to pursue democracy and genuine politics within the face of latest kinds of antipolitics.

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