From Agamben to Žižek: Contemporary Critical Theorists

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Jon Simons
Edinburgh University Press, 2010 - 275 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. On completing each chapter, you will find suggestions for further reading so that you can find out more and start applying the ideas in question. In addition to chapters on individuals such as Badiou, Ranci re and Spivak, there are chapters on Laclau and Mouffe, and a chapter on Green critical theorists.

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Giorgio Agamben 1942
Alain Badiou 1937
Zygmunt Bauman 1925

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

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