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By Simon Critchley,Oliver Marchart

Laclau: A serious Reader is the 1st full-length severe appraisal of Laclau's paintings and contains contributions from numerous prime philosophers and theorists. the 1st part examines Laclau's conception that the competition among universalism and particularism presents a lot of the philosophical history to political and social fight, taking over the real position accorded to, among others, Hegel and Lacan in Laclau's paintings. the second one component to the booklet considers what Laclau's 'radical democracy' may perhaps seem like and displays on its moral implications, relatively on the subject of Laclau's post-Marxism and thinkers comparable to Jürgen Habermas. the ultimate part investigates where of hegemony in Laclau's paintings, the assumption for which he's possibly best-known.

This stimulating assortment additionally comprises replies to his critics by way of Laclau and the $64000 alternate among Laclau and Judith Butler on equality, making it a superb significant other to Laclau's paintings and crucial interpreting for college kids of political and social theory.

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