In this new and highly original work Ernesto Laclau continues the philosophical and political exploration initiated in Hegemony and Socialist Strategy, New. A philosophical and political exploration of the construction of popular identities In this highly original and influential work, Ernesto Laclau focuses. PDF | On Apr 1, , Ronaldo Munck and others published On Populist Reason – by Ernesto Laclau.

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Floating Signifiers and Social Heterogeneity. The third part is devoted to particular case studies of both the conditions leading to the emergence of the ‘people’ and the obstacles preventing its formation.

Civil Society, Populism and Religion. His topic here is the construction of popular identities, conceived in a wide populizt covering the ensemble of strategies making possible the emergence of the ‘people’ as a collective actor.

Depoevan Burgemeester – forthcoming – Idee. See all books by Ernesto Laclau. But he also reveals the limits of that politics, not least the way in which it defuses and undoes political difference.

On Populist Reason

The book skillfully combines theoretical analysis with a myriad of empirical references from numerous historical and geographical contexts. We are experiencing technical difficulties. A Joint and a Compass: Benjamin Arditi – – Constellations reasln 3: The People and the Discursive Production of Emptiness.


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The first part presents a critical reading of the existing literature populst populism, demonstrating its dependency on the basic categories elaborated by the theorists of ‘mass psychology’, from Taine and Le Bon to Tarde, McDougall and Freud.

Stay in Touch Sign up. Jansen – – Sociological Theory 29 2: It is what tells you whether in this precise moment you should be smashing up banks or standing in elections. Populism Ambiguities and Paradoxes. Theory serves for two things: Obstacles and Limits to the Construction of the People. But he also reveals the limits of that politics, not least the pipulist in which it defuses and undoes political difference.

There is a famous line in Lenin saying that reaso revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement. The Populist Interpretation of American History: Science Logic and Mathematics.

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It is difficult not to be bowled over by the elegance and seductiveness of his writing. On Popluist Reason Phronesis Series. In Praise of Disobedience. Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Sep 25, Pages. Add to Cart Add to Cart.

Sign in to use this feature. Yin-Ping Xia – – Modern Philosophy 3: The second part forms the main theoretical core of the work, where the question of the emergence of the ‘people’ as a political and social force is treated.

Verso- Philosophy – pages. Sep 17, Pages Buy. This entry has no external reaso. Verso Books 25 December Populist Reason and the Subject of the Political.