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Author Bowman, Paul
Title Reading Ranciere : Critical Dissensus
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (284 pages)
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction: A Critical Dissensus -- The Thinking of Dissensus: Politics and Aesthetics -- The Politics of the Police: From Neoliberalism to Anarchism, and Back to Democracy -- On Captivation: A Remainder from the 'Indistinction of Art and Nonart' -- Politics without Politics -- Out of Place: Unprofessional Painting, Jacques Rancière and the Distribution of the Sensible -- The Wrong of Contemporary Art: Aesthetics and Political Indeterminacy -- The Second Return of the Political: Democracy and the Syllogism of Equality -- Police Reinforcement: The Anti-Politics of Organizational Life -- Paul de Man and Art History I: Modernity, Aesthetics and Community in Jacques Rancière -- Film, Fall, Fable: Rancière, Rossellini, Flaubert, Haneke -- On the Shores of History -- Anti-Sociology and Its Limits -- Against an Ebbing Tide: An Interview with Jacques Rancière -- Select Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Over the past 40 years, Jacques Rancière's work has defined itself through a remarkable set of philosophical differences in relation to other key figures working in the fields of politics, philosophy and aesthetics. There have been significant philosophical, theoretical and aesthetic disagreements with influential figures in contemporary thought, including Althusser, Bourdieu, Derrida, Agamben, Deleuze, Foucault, Habermas and Badiou. Through these differences Rancière has emerged as one of the world's leading contemporary theorists. Whilst Rancière has long been a well-known force in francophone contexts, the translation of his works into English has generated a lot of excitement and catapulted him to the forefront of attention in several putatively distinct but interconnected fields: philosophy, politics, critical theory, aesthetics and film. Reading Rancière intervenes in this ongoing discourse by assembling an eminent collection of critical assessments of the significance of Rancière's diverse impact and growing influence. This book offers a sustained, critically balanced response to the work of this major contemporary theorist, as well as a new interview and a key text published here for the first time
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bowman, Paul Reading Ranciere : Critical Dissensus London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2011 9781441137814
Subject Rancière, Jacques
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Alt Author Stamp, Richard
Bowman, Paul
Stamp, Richard
Arditi, Benjamin
Chambers, Sam
Chow, Rey
Rohrhuber, Julian
Dean, Jodi
Highmore, Ben
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