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Masses, Classes, Ideas: Studies on Politics and Philosophy Before and After Marx

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This book gathers together for the first time in English nine of Balibar's most influential essays written over the past decade. Together, they offer a provocative contribution to the project of renewing democratic theory.

Hardcover, 272 pages
Published April 21st 1994 by Routledge (first published 1994)
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Chelsea Szendi
Please note that I was forced to limit my number of stars simply due to the limits of my own intellect. I found this book very rough going, although I really liked Balibar's discussion of universalism and racism. Too dense to paraphrase, I offer you his conclusion in his own words: “I do not think we can effectively face racism with the abstract motto of universality. Racism has already (always already) occupied this place. So the struggle is inside this place, to transform universalism, not to...more
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French Marxist philosopher. After the death of his teacher Louis Althusser, Balibar quickly became the leading exponent of French Marxist philosophy.
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