From Agamben to Zizek

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Edinburgh University Press, 2010 M09 10 - 288 pages
In these 15 taster essays you will discover the key concepts and critical approaches of the theorists who have had the most significant impact on the humanities since 1990.

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Giorgio Agamben 1942
14
2 Alain Badiou 1937
29
3 Zygmunt Bauman 1925
45
4 Homi K Bhabha 1949
60
5 Judith Butler 1956
77
6 Cornelius Castoriadis 192297
93
7 Green Critical Theorists
110
10 Bruno Latour 1947
161
11 Antonio Negri 1933
177
12 Jacques Rancière 1940
194
13 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 1942
210
14 Paul Virilio 1932
227
15 Slavoj Žižek 1949
243
Names index
259
Subject index
263

8 Donna J Haraway 1944
127
9 Ernesto Laclau 1935 and Chantal Mouffe 1943
144

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Jon Simons is Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Culture at the Indiana University, Bloomington

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