Radical Thought in Italy
A Potential Politics
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Radical Thought in Italy by Paolo Virno
Book DescriptionOver the past several decades, Italian revolutionary politics has offered a model for new forms of political thinking. Radical Thought in Italy continues that tradition by providing an original view of the potential for a radical democratic politics today that speaks not only to the Italian situation but also to a broadly international context. First, the essays settle accounts with the culture of cynicism, opportunism, and fear that has come to permeate the Left. They then proceed to analyze the new difficulties and possibilities opened by current economic conditions and the crisis of the welfare state. Finally, the authors propose a series of new concepts that are helpful in rethinking revolution for our times. Contributors: Giorgio Agamben, U of Verona and College Internationale de Philosophie, Paris; Massimo De Carolis, U of Salerno; Alisa Del Re, U of Padua; Augusto Illuminati, U of Urbino; Maurizio Lazzarato; Antonio Negri, U of Paris VIII; Franco Piperno, U of Calabria; Marco Revelli, U of Turin; Rossana Rossanda; Carlo Vercellone; Adelino Zanini. Paolo Virno is the author of several books, including the recently translated A Grammar of the Multitude. Michael Hardt is professor of literature and romance studies at Duke University."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816649242
(254mm x 178mm x 14mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paolo Virno
When the Word Becomes Flesh, Paperback (June 2015)
Translation of: Quando il verbo si fa carne.
Deja Vu and the End of History, Paperback (January 2015)
This book places two key notions up against each other to imagine a new way of conceptualizing historical time.
Multitude Between Innovation and Negation, Paperback (July 2008)
The influential Italian thinker offers three essays in the political philosophy of language.
Grammar of the Multitude, Paperback (February 2004)» View all books by Paolo Virno
Italian political thinker Paolo Virno argues that the category of "multitude" is a far better tool to analyze contemporary issues than the Hobbesian concept of "people."
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