The Negative Revolution
Modern Political Subject and Its Fate after the Cold War
|Series title:||Political Theory and Contemporary Philosophy Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $34.95|
| Book Description: |
This thought-provoking work analyzes concrete political events and reinterprets key concepts in modern political science. Building on the works of Kant, Badiou, Adorno, Hegel, and more, it posits that the dynamics of revolution can be encapsulated in the concept of negation, since a revolution essentially negates "what is" by rejecting the power in place.
The work argues that revolution is the true ground of Western democracy and that the proof of a true democracy is the...