Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850 by Victoria Kahn
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Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850
By Victoria Kahn

Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850

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Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850 by Victoria Kahn

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Focusing on the new theories of human motivation that emerged during the transition from feudalism to the modern period, this is the first book of new essays on the relationship between politics and the passions from Machiavelli to Bentham. Contributors address the crisis of moral and philosophical discourse in the early modern period; the necessity of inventing a new way of describing the relation between reflection and action, and private and public selves; the disciplinary regulation of the body; and the ideological constitution of identity. The collection as a whole asks whether a discourse of the passions might provide a critical perspective on the politics of subjectivity. Whatever their specific approach to the question of ideology, all the essays reconsider the legacy of the passions in modern political theory and the importance of the history of politics and the passions for modern political debates. Contributors, in addition to the editors, are Nancy Armstrong, Judith Butler, Riccardo Caporali, Howard Caygill, Patrick Coleman, Frances Ferguson, John Guillory, Timothy Hampton, John P. McCormick, and Leonard Tennenhouse.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691118628
ISBN-10: 0691118620
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Victoria Kahn

Victoria Kahn is Professor of English and Bernie H. Williams Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Among her books is "Wayward Contracts: The Crisis of Political Obligation in England, 1640-1674" (Princeton). Neil Saccamano is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cornell University. Daniela Coli is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Florence, Italy.

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