Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2018

256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474413305

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Thinking Antagonism

Political Ontology after Laclau

First Edition

Oliver Marchart

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The most in-depth engagement with Ernesto Laclau's thinking so far
  • The first systematic and genealogical treatment of antagonism
  • Follows the reception of Laclau's thought in political philosophy, human geography and cultural studies
  • Presents a complete picture of Laclau's theories of hegemony, discourse and populism
  • Contributes to the current 'ontological turn' in political theory by proposing a never-before developed systematic ontology of the political
  • Critically engages with conflict theories, including Foucault's 'polemology'

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