Laclau a critical reader

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Published by Routledge in New York .

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  • Laclau, Ernesto.,
  • Political science -- Philosophy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Simon Critchley and Oliver Marchart.
ContributionsCritchley, Simon, 1960-, Marchart, Oliver.
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LC ClassificationsJC255.L33 L33 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3289552M
ISBN 100415238439, 0415238447
LC Control Number2004003123

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The final section investigates the place of hegemony in Laclau's work, the idea for which he is perhaps best-known. Laclau: A Critical Reader is the first full-length critical appraisal of Laclau's work and includes contributions from several leading philosophers and Laclau book.

The first section examines Laclau's theory that the contest between universalism and particularism provides much of the philosophical background to political and social struggle, taking up the important place accorded to, Cited by: Ernesto Laclau is Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex, and Distinguished Professor for Humanities and Rhetorical Studies at Northwestern University.

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In this hugely influential book, Laclau and Mouffe examine the workings of hegemony and contemporary social struggles, and their significance for democratic theory. With the emergence of new social and political identities, and the frequent attacks on Left theory for its essentialist underpinnings.

Ernesto Laclau is Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex, and Distinguished Professor for Humanities and Rhetorical Studies at Northwestern University.

He is the author of, amongst other works, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (with Chantal Mouffe), New Reflections of the Revolution of Our Time, The Populist Reason, Contingency, Hegemony, Universality Cited by: “What needs to Laclau book politically articulated at the present time is the possibility of a leftist populism.

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He is author of numerous books on Political Theory and Philosophy.5/5(1). Ernesto Laclau’s On Populist Reason is like the mother of all books on populism.

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Ernesto Laclau is Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex, and Distinguished Professor for Humanities and Rhetorical Studies at Northwestern University.

He is the author of, amongst other works, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (with Chantal Mouffe), New Reflections of the Laclau book of Our Time, The Populist Reason, Contingency, /5(25).

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Ernesto Laclau’s most popular book is The Sublime Object of Ideology. Instead, Laclau argues that Leftists have to include this certain failure to achieve universality in their strategies - hence the title of his most successful book (co-written with Chantal Mouffe) Hegemony and Socialist Strategy ().

However, Žižek claims that universality is possible, although it is by:   Political populism was an enduring fascination for Laclau. His first book, Politics and Ideology in Marxist Theory (), offered a polite but devastating critique. by Ernesto Laclau, Norbert Lechner. First published in 1 edition.

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I emphasise this book, because Laclau seems to distance himself from that view in his later New Reflections (), while Mouffe keeps to this view until today. That is to say, discourse, unlike moments, is defined by excluding some elements – it does not only state what it is, but also what it is not.

In May and Juneat the end of my first year’s teaching at Essex, Ernesto Laclau and I taught a course together on ‘Deconstruction and politics’. I was trying to formulate the argument that eventually found expression in the concluding chapter of my first book, The Ethics of Deconstruction ().

Ernesto Laclau (–) was Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex, and Distinguished Professor for Humanities and Rhetorical Studies at Northwestern University.

He was the author of, amongst other works, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (with Chantal Mouffe); New Reflections of the Revolution of Our Time; The Populist Reason.

What needs to be politically articulated at the present time is the possibility of a leftist populism. This is what makes Laclau's long-awaited book so important.

Arguably, populism has always been the governing concept in Laclau's work and in On Populist Reason, he lays out his position with great power and analytical clarity. Simon CritchleyBrand: Verso Books. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ernesto Laclau books online.

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Edited By David Howarth. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 19 September Ten years earlier, Zizek’s own dialogue with the Argentinian political philosopher Ernesto Laclau (an abiding presence in Mouffe’s book) came to an abrupt end in the pages of the journal Critical Inquiry.

Revolving around issues of class, economics and democracy (the bread and butter of the global populism debate, so to speak), the. In this hugely influential book, Laclau and Mouffe examine the workings of hegemony and contemporary social struggles, and their significance for democratic theory.

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As the book’s Acknowledgments page records, Laclau passed away during the final stages of editing this volume. Thus the interview is perhaps Laclau’s final opportunity to engage substantially with. “What needs to be politically articulated at the present time is the possibility of a leftist populism.

This is what makes Laclau’s long-awaited book so important. Arguably, populism has always been the governing concept in Laclau’s work and in On Populist Reason, he lays out his position with great power and analytical clarity.”. Focuses on the construction of popular identities and how "the people" emerge as a collective actor.

Combining theoretical analysis with a myriad of empirical references from numerous historical and geographical contexts, Laclau offers a critical reading of the existing literature on populism, demonstrating its dependency on the theorists of 'mass psychology', such as Taine and Freud. Book Description.

Laclau: A Critical Reader is the first full-length critical appraisal of Laclau's work and includes contributions from several leading philosophers and theorists. The first section examines Laclau's theory that the contest between universalism and particularism provides much of the philosophical background to political and social struggle, taking up the important place.

Ernesto Laclau was an Argentine political theorist often described as post-Marxist. He was a professor at the University of Essex where he holds a chair in Political Theory and was for many years director of the doctoral Programme in Ideology and Discourse Analysis/5.

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