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Troublemakers : a philosophy of puer robustus / Dieter Thomä.

By: Thomä, Dieter, 1959-.
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2019Description: x, 470 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781509525584.Uniform titles: Puer robustus. English Subject(s): Political science -- Philosophy | Revolutions | Despotism | Alienation (Social psychology)DDC classification: 320.01 Summary: "The political crises and the upheavals of our age often originate from the periphery rather than the center of power. Figures like Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning acted in ways that disrupted power, revealing truths that those in power wanted to keep hidden. They are thorns in the side of power, troublemakers in the eyes of the powerful, though their actions may be valuable and lead to positive change" - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions Nov - Dec 2019 | New acquisitions 2019 | Acquisitions 2019-2020
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"First published in German as 'Puer Robustus. Eine Philosophie des Störenfrieds' © Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin, 2016"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The political crises and the upheavals of our age often originate from the periphery rather than the center of power. Figures like Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning acted in ways that disrupted power, revealing truths that those in power wanted to keep hidden. They are thorns in the side of power, troublemakers in the eyes of the powerful, though their actions may be valuable and lead to positive change" - Book cover

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