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Description - Debt and Guilt: A Political Philosophy by Elettra Stimilli

The issue of debt and how it effects our lives is becoming more and more urgent. The "Austerity" model has been the prevalent European economic policies of recent years led by the "German model". Elettra Stimilli draws upon contemporary philosophy, psychology and theology to argue that austerity is built on the idea that we somehow deserve to be punished and need to experience guilt in order to take full account of our economic sins. Following thinkers such as Max Weber, Walter Benjamin and Michel Foucault, Debt and Guilt provides a startling examination of the relationship between contemporary politics and economics and how we structure our inner lives.

The first English translation of Debito e Colpa, this book will provoke new ways of thinking about how we experience both debt and guilt in contemporary society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781350063433
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 27-Dec-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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