The Singular Politics of Derrida and Baudrillard

The Singular Politics of Derrida and Baudrillard

by Mihail Evans

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Overview

Recent years have seen the rise of anti-politics as a political phenomenon. Beyond this new rejection of the political class there has long existed a deeper challenge to the political itself. Identifying the work of Derrida as 'a politics' and that of Baudrillard as 'transpolitics' this book charts convergences and divergences in their approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349504121
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Mihail Evans is Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, NEC in Bucharest. He is a graduate of the Universities of Wales (Aberystywth), Nottingham and Oxford. He completed his PhD, 'Jacques Derrida – A Politics', at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Symbolic and the Impossible 2. The Subject of the Simulacrum 3. The Media of the Event 4. The Silent Majorities and the Democracy-to-come Conclusion: Beyond Anti-Politics

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