Balibar and the citizen subject /

Explores the core of Balibar's work since 1980This collection explores Balibar's rethinking of the connections between subjection and subjectivity by tracing the genealogies of these concepts in their discursive history. The 12 essays provide an overview of Balibar's work after his co...

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Other Authors: Montag, Warren, (Editor), Elsayed, Hanan, (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]
Series:Critical connections (Edinburgh University Press)
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:Explores the core of Balibar's work since 1980This collection explores Balibar's rethinking of the connections between subjection and subjectivity by tracing the genealogies of these concepts in their discursive history. The 12 essays provide an overview of Balibar's work after his collaboration with Althusser. They explain and expand his framework; in particular, by restoring Arabic and Islamic thought to the conversation on the citizen subject. The collection includes two previously untranslated essays by Balibar himself on Carl Schmitt and Thomas Hobbes. Key Features The first English-language edited collection to focus on Balibar Presents and explains Balibar's key contributions to political theory and the history of political philosophy Includes two essays by Balibar himself on Carl Schmitt and Thomas Hobbes: 'Schmitt's Hobbes, Hobbes's Schmitt' and 'The Mortal God and his Faithful Subjects: Hobbes, Schmitt and the Antinomies of Secularism' Contributors include ó́⁰ʻtienne Balibar, Nancy Armstrong, Giorgos Fourtounis, Mohamed Moulfi Explores the core of Balibar's work since 1980This collection explores Balibar's rethinking of the connections between subjection and subjectivity by tracing the genealogies of these concepts in their discursive history. The 12 essays provide an overview of Balibar's work after his collaboration with Althusser. They explain and expand his framework; in particular, by restoring Arabic and Islamic thought to the conversation on the citizen subject. The collection includes two previously untranslated essays by Balibar himself on Carl Schmitt and Thomas Hobbes. Key Features The first English-language edited collection to focus on Balibar Presents and explains Balibar's key contributions to political theory and the history of political philosophy Includes two essays by Balibar himself on Carl Schmitt and Thomas Hobbes: 'Schmitt's Hobbes, Hobbes's Schmitt' and 'The Mortal God and his Faithful Subjects: Hobbes, Schmitt and the Antinomies of Secularism' Contributors include ó́⁰ʻtienne Balibar, Nancy Armstrong, Giorgos Fourtounis, Mohamed Moulfi
Physical Description:1 online resource (345 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781474404228
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