Download e-book for iPad: Agonistic Democracy by Mark Wenman

By Mark Wenman

ISBN-10: 1107003725

ISBN-13: 9781107003729

ISBN-10: 1316505383

ISBN-13: 9781316505380

This pioneering e-book gives you a scientific account of agonistic democracy, and a much-needed research of the middle parts of agonism: pluralism, tragedy, and the price of clash. It additionally lines the historical past of those principles, deciding upon the connections with republicanism and with Greek antiquity. Mark Wenman offers a severe appraisal of the prime modern proponents of agonism and, in a sequence of well-crafted and entire discussions, brings those thinkers into debate with each other, in addition to with the post-structuralist and continental theorists who impact them. Wenman attracts generally on Hannah Arendt, and stresses the inventive energy of human motion as augmentation and revolution. He additionally reworks Arendt's dialogue of reflective judgement to offer another kind of agonism, one the place the democratic contest is associated with the emergence of a militant kind of cosmopolitanism, and to clients for ancient swap within the context of neoliberal globalisation.

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