Democracy and Pluralism: The Political Thought of William E. Connolly

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-11-10
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This edited volume provides a coherent and comprehensive assessment of William E. Connolly's significant contribution to the field of political theory.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Introduction: becoming pluralp. 1
Pluralizing methods: contingency, ethics, and critical explanationp. 20
Ethos and late-modern democracyp. 46
Connolly, embodiment, conversion, and mysticism: learning to be present in the presentp. 68
Bill Connolly's others: erotics and cinematicsp. 79
Interpretation, political theory, and the hegemony of normative theorizingp. 96
Hate, loathing and political theory; thinking with and against William Connollyp. 114
A post-secular faith: Connolly on pluralism and evilp. 129
Beyond secularism: immanence and transcendence in the political thought of William E. Connollyp. 144
Connolly's embodied politics: revolutionising the practices of everyday lifep. 165
Must we persist to continue? William Connolly's critical responsiveness beyond the limits of the human speciesp. 183
Time, politics and contingencyp. 203
A world of becomingp. 222
Indexp. 236
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