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Infinitely demanding : ethics of commitment, politics of resistance / Simon Critchley.

By: Critchley, Simon, 1960-.
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2008Description: viii, 168 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781844671212; 9781844672967 .Subject(s): Anarchism | Nihilism | Political ethicsDDC classification: 149.8 Summary: This work identifies a massive political disappointment at the heart of liberal democracy. Arguing that what is called for is an ethics of commitment that can inform a radical politics, Critchley considers the possibility of political subjectivity and action after Marx and Marxism, taking in the work of Kant, Levinas, Badiou and Lacan.
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General Collection 149.8 CRI (Browse shelf) Available 000438739

First published in 2007.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This work identifies a massive political disappointment at the heart of liberal democracy. Arguing that what is called for is an ethics of commitment that can inform a radical politics, Critchley considers the possibility of political subjectivity and action after Marx and Marxism, taking in the work of Kant, Levinas, Badiou and Lacan.

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