Critique of Violence: Between Poststructuralism and Critical by Beatrice Hanssen

By Beatrice Hanssen

Critique of Violence is a hugely unique and lucid research of the heated controversy among poststructuralism and demanding concept. top theorist Beatrice Hanssen makes use of Walter Benjamin's essay 'Critique of Violence' as a consultant to examine the contentious debate, moving the emphasis from fight to discussion among the 2 events. in regards to the questions of critique and violence because the significant assembly issues among either traditions, Hanssen positions herself between the 2 with the intention to examine what severe concept and poststructuralism need to supply one another. during doing so, she assembles inventive new readings of Benjamin, Arendt, Fanon and Foucault, and incisively explores the politics of popularity, the violence of language, and the way forward for feminist theory.
This groundbreaking booklet might be crucial examining for all scholars of continental philosophy, political conception, social reviews and comparative literature.
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