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Critical Practice From Voltaire To Foucault, Eagleton And Beyond: Contested Perspectives : Studies in Critical Social Sciences, Volume 61, Paperback / softback Book

Critical Practice From Voltaire To Foucault, Eagleton And Beyond: Contested Perspectives : Studies in Critical Social Sciences, Volume 61 Paperback / softback

Part of the Studies in Critical Social Sciences series

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Using the historical-materialist method to unravel the promise and limits of critical practice since the Revolutionary Age, John E.

O'Brien investigates the problems and prospects of cultural criticism for the 21st century through absorbing studies of the contested perspectives of Voltaire, Friedrich Schiller, Jean Baudrillard, Michel Foucault, Terry Eagleton and Hayden White.

O'Brien's investigation of resistance in America and Europe challenges the bourgeois philosophy of history, pointing to the urgency of critique as mode of analysis and intervention.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 504 pages
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social theory
  • ISBN: 9781608464210

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