Editorial Reviews. Review. Newman seems to me to be right on target in seeing anarchism rather than Marxism as the proper jumping-off point for progressive. From Bakunin to Lacan has 77 ratings and 8 reviews. Jeff said: In clear and concise language Newman discusses the potentials and problems of marxist and . In its comparison of anarchist and poststructuralist thought, From Bakunin to Lacan contends that the most pressing political problem we face today is the.
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The Dialogics of Critique. The book was released in the context of the dispute bakunij the newly resurgent anarchist movement between critics of civilisation primarily anarcho-primitivists exemplified by John Zerzan and its supporters notably Murray Bookchin.
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In his examination of thinkers such as Bakunin, Lacan, Stirner, and Foucault Newman explores important epistemological, ontological, and political questions: Saul Newman targets the tendency of radical political theories and movements to reaffirm power and authority, in different guises, in their very attempt to overcome it. The Philosophy Of Praxis. Newman coined the term “post-anarchism” as a general term for political philosophies filtering 19th century anarchism through a post-structuralist lens, and later popularized it through his book From Bakunin to Lacan.
Soso rated it it was amazing Jul 29, Newman incorporates concepts from post-structuralist thought such as post-humanism and anti- essentialism into classical anarchism. On The Reproduction Of Capitalism: Although sharply disagreeing on the merits of civilisation, technology and language, both Zerzan and Bookchin derided postmodernism lavan disempowering the individual and reinforcing the existing order.
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From Bakunin to Lacan: Anti-Authoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power by Saul Newman
It investigates the essential characteristics of anarchist theorywhich holds that government and hierarchy are undesirable forms of social organisation. The title should be at least 4 characters long.
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From Bakunin to Lacan: Anti-Authoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power
Unlike May, whose post-anarchism is a combination of the two, Newman attempts to move beyond both anarchism and post-structuralism. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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Great intro to post-anarchist studies as well as continental philosophy. Newman seeks to move beyond the limitations these characteristics imposed on classical anarchism by using concepts from post-structuralist thought.
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As it deftly charts this debate’s paths of emergence in political thought, the book illustrates how the question of essential identities defines and re-defines the limits and possibilities of radical politics today. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This page was last edited on 1 Septemberat Brandon rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Newman seems to me to be right on target in seeing anarchism rather than Marxism as the proper jumping-off point for progressive political theory.
In his examination of thinkers such as Bakunin, Lacan, Stirner, and Foucault Newman explores important epistemological, ontological, and political questions: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Jan 28, Jeff rated it really liked it.