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Liberalism and Human Suffering: Materialist Reflections on Politics, Ethics, and Aesthetics

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This book investigates the sources and implications of our encounters with suffering in contemporary politics and culture, exploring the forces that determine how suffering matters. It counters liberalism’s distorting domestications of human suffering, which are most acute in its politics of redress through justice, the law, representation and inclusion.  Radically rethink ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2010)
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Asma Abbas teaches politics and philosophy at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
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