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Dissensus On Politics and Aesthetics

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A brand new collection of Jacques Ranci+re's writings on art and politics.

Author Biography

Jacques Ranciere taught at the University of Paris VIII, France, from 1969 to 2000, occupying the Chair of Aesthetics and Politics from 1990 until his retirement. Steven Corcoran is the editor and translator of Alain Badiou's Polemics (Verso, 2006) and Jacques Ranciere's Hatred of Democracy (Verso, 2007).

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
The Aesthetics of Politics
Ten Theses on Politics
Does Democracy Mean Something?
Who is the Subject of the Rights of Man?
From the Actuality of Communism to its Inactuality
The People or the Multitudes: Interview with Eric Alliez
Biopolitics or Politics?: Interview with Eric Alliez
9/11 and Afterwards: A Rupture in the Symbolic Order
Of War as the Supreme Form of Advanced Plutocratic Consensus
The Politics of Aesthetics
The Aesthetic Revolution and its Outcomes: Emplotments of Autonomy and Heteronomy
The Politics of Art
The Politics of Literature
The Secrets of the Monument (Deleuze and Art's 'Resistance')
The Emancipated Spectator
The Ethical Turn of Aesthetics and Politics
Response to Critics
The Usage of Distinctions
Author's Afterword
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