Futures of Critical Theory

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  • Copyright: 2003-08-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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Written by internationally acclaimed scholars on futures of critical theory, this book attempts to renew and reinvigorate critical theory by extending its range and its intellectual trajectories through strategies of inclusiveness that respect and build on parallel traditions.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Futures of Critical Theory - Dreams of Differencep. 1
Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Critique of Modernityp. 23
A Critical Theory of the Self: Wittgenstein, Nietzsche, Foucaultp. 39
From the Question Concerning Technology to the Quest for a Democratic Technology: Heidegger, Marcuse, Feenbergp. 59
Foucault and Critique: Kant, Humanism, and the Human Sciencesp. 73
Levinas's Ethicopolitical Order of Human Proximity: "The Quest for Justice"p. 103
"Looking for Allies": Gilles Deleuze as Critical Theoristp. 127
Jacques Derrida: Deconstruction = Justicep. 141
The Postmodern Condition: Lyotard's Futurologyp. 155
Of Being-Twop. 169
Pierre Bourdieu: The Craft of Sociologyp. 187
Slavoj Zizek's Naked Politics: Opting for the Impossible - A Secondary Elaborationp. 197
Anthony Giddens - The Last Global Theoristp. 229
Cyberfeminism with a Differencep. 239
Edward Said: The Locatedness of Theoryp. 261
"Antiglobalization" and Guattari's The Three Ecologiesp. 275
Indexp. 289
About the Contributorsp. 293
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