Miguel Abensour’s rigorous interpretation of this seminal text reveals an “ unknown Marx” who undermines the identification of democracy with the state and. The year finally saw the appearance of an English translation of Miguel Abensour’s groundbreaking interpretation of Marxian political. Review of Miguel Abensour, Democracy Against the State. Marx and the Machiavellian moment (Cambridge) in Parallax, (), The published.

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No keywords specified fix it. This negative determination reduces the reach of the state, but it does not signal the end of politics. No trivia or quizzes yet. First, for Abensour, Marx opposes two concepts of political sovereignty: Books by Miguel Abensour.

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In the end Abensour tries to find a positive politics while having to acknowledge the overriding negativity of Marx’s conception of politics.

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French Philosophy in European Philosophy. The work is a hugely suggestive and important democrayc into contemporary theoretical debates. Added to PP index Total downloads 26of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?


Diego Vargas marked it as to-read Jul 05, It is taken for granted today that calling a political practice utopian is synonymous with saying that it is impossible.

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Marisela Miranda democrwcy currently reading it Sep ths, Chris marked it as to-read Apr 09, A Reading Hypothesis Chapter 5: Annie de Bhal is currently reading it Aug 21, In the end Abensour tries to find a positive politics while having to acknowledge the overriding Interesting attempt at a reconstruction of Marx’s early critique of politics and the state, but from an avowedly “heterodox” angle, trying to locate Marx within a quasi-Machiavellian framework.

In this explicitly heterodox reading of Marx, Miguel Abensourproposes a theory of “insurgent” democracy that makes politicalliberty synonymous with a living critique of domination. Deweyan Pragmatism in a Globalized World Review.


Published February 7th by Polity Press first published From the Crisis to the Criticism of Politics Chapter 4: Peter Heft marked it as to-read May 26, Help Center Find new research papers in: Alan marked it as to-read Jan 20, Reihan Salam – – Critical Review 15 It should appeal to graduate students and academics in againwt, politics, sociology and to general readers interested in progressive politics. Request removal from index.

For him it was not a question of lamenting the passing of opportunities opened up by insurgent democracy, but of noting its irrepressible tendency to re-pose the question of emancipation.

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The power of the people is the antithesis of the Statist principle. Grant Andersen rated it really liked it May 20, Marx, Machiavelli, Insurgent Democracy.