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By Simon Tormey,Jules Townshend

"Tormey and Townshend have succeeded not just in making available the notoriously evasive rules of ‘Post-Marxist’ thinkers, they've got began the important paintings of seriously analyzing their contribution to Marx’s undertaking of overcoming capitalism."

- James Martin, Goldsmiths, collage of London

"Excellent textbook - severe, demanding and punctiliously engaging!"

- Richard White, Sheffield Hallam University

"In language that's transparent with no being simplistic, Tormey and Townshend aid readers take into consideration how you can stay 'with and with out Marx' within the wake of Marxism’s historic mess ups in addition to its carrying on with relevance to existence lower than globalizing capitalism."

- Mark Rupert, Syracuse University

Key Thinkers in serious conception to put up Marxism is a accomplished advent to probably the main key highbrow pattern in modern severe concept. In jargon-free language, it seeks to unpack, clarify and assessment some of the key figures at the back of the rethinking of the legacy of Marxism in idea and practice.

Key thinkers lined comprise Cornelius Castoriadis, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Deleuze and Guattari, Laclau and Mouffe, Agnes Heller, Jacques Derrida, J rgen Habermas and post-Marxist feminism.

Each bankruptcy covers a key philosopher or contribution and therefore might be learn as a stand on my own advent to the significant points in their method. every one bankruptcy is through a precis of key issues with a consultant to extra reading.

Underlying the textual content can be the imperative query: what's Post-Marxism? rather than viewing Post-Marxism as an ideology, flow or culture of theorizing, the authors recommend Post-Marxism as a unfastened appellation describing those that have problematised Marx’s method of realizing and demanding modern capitalism. As such the publication additionally bargains a fascinating remark on many of the key political advancements of our time together with, for instance, the anti-globalisation movement.

Key Thinkers in serious thought to publish Marxism offers an incredible creation to a hitherto advanced topic and should be crucial examining for college kids of up to date social and political inquiry.

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