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Spinoza for our time: : politics and postmodernity, (ebook)

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Spinoza for our time: : politics and postmodernity
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Spinoza for our time:
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politics and postmodernity
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eng
Summary
Antonio Negri, a leading scholar on Baruch Spinoza (1632--1677) and his contemporary legacy, offers a straightforward explanation of the philosopher's elaborate arguments and a persuasive case for his ongoing utility. Responding to a resurgent interest in Spinoza's thought and its potential application to contemporary global issues, Negri demonstrates the thinker's special value to politics, philosophy, and a number of related disciplines. Negri's work is both a return to and advancement of his initial affirmation of Spinozian thought in The Savage Anomaly. He further defends his understanding of the philosopher as a proto-postmodernist, or a thinker who is just now, with the advent of the postmodern, becoming contemporary. Negri also deeply connects Spinoza's theories to recent trends in political philosophy, particularly the reengagement with Carl Schmitt's "political theology," and the history of philosophy, including the argument that Spinoza belongs to a "radical enlightenment." By positioning Spinoza as a contemporary, revolutionary intellectual, Negri addresses and effectively defeats critiques by Derrida, Badiou, and Agamben
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Midwest
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1933-
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Negri, Antonio
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199.5
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1949-
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  • McCuaig, William
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Insurrections: critical studies in religion, politics, and culture
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Spinoza, Benedictus de
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adult
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Spinoza for our time: : politics and postmodernity, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231500661
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11862210
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remote
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11862210
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MWT11862210
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Spinoza for our time: : politics and postmodernity, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231500661
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11862210
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11862210
System control number
MWT11862210
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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