Description - Trouble with Strangers by Terry Eagleton
In this major new book, Terry Eagleton, one of the world's greatest cultural theorists, writes with wit, eloquence and clarity on the question of ethics. Providing rare insights into tragedy, politics, literature, morality and religion, Eagleton examines key ethical theories through the framework of Jacques Lacan's categories of the Imaginary, the Symbolic and the Real, measuring them against the 'richer' ethical resources of socialism and the Judaeo-Christian tradition. * a major new book from Terry Eagleton, one of the world's greatest cultural theorists * investigates ethical theories from Aristotle to Alain Badiou and Slavoj i ek * engages with the whole modern European tradition of thought about ethics * brings together personal and political ethics and makes a passionate case for political love
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Author Biography - Terry Eagleton
Terry Eagleton is John Edward Taylor Professor of English Literature at the University of Manchester. His recent publications include How to Read a Poem (2006), The English Nove l (2004), Sweet Violence: The Idea of the Tragic (2003), The Idea of Culture (2000), Scholars and Rebels in Nineteenth-Century Ireland (1999), and The Illusions of Postmodernism (1996), all published by Wiley-Blackwell.