Kontingenz und Zufall Eine Ideen- und Begriffsgeschichte by Peter Vogt

By Peter Vogt

Mit einem Vorwort von Hans Joas

In den letzten Jahrzehnten sind die Begriffe und Themen von Kontingenz und Zufall geradezu zu einem Modethema der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften geworden, in der Philosophie, aber auch in der Geschichtswissenschaft und in der Soziologie. Doch used to be genau ist unter Kontingenz oder Zufall zu verstehen? Dieser Frage widmet sich Peter Vogts Arbeit, in der erstmals in einer möglichst vollständigen und zugleich für zeitliche und disziplinäre Grenzen offenen Weise analysiert wird, wie die Begriffe und Themen von Kontingenz und Zufall in der Begriffs- und Ideengeschichte von der Antike bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart verhandelt werden.

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New Reflections on the Revolution of Our Time by Ernesto Laclau

By Ernesto Laclau

New Reflections at the Revolution of Our Time keeps the cutting edge exploration of significant concerns referring to democracy and socialism which used to be staked out in Hegemony and Socialist Strategy. reading the meanings of social fight within the context of past due capitalism, Laclau situates the re-making of political identities inside a framework of democratic revolution. The severe procedure is one that describes significant structural adjustments within the modern world-system whilst it theorizes a coherent and radical interpretative shape. This marriage of politics and thought permits the booklet to embody issues starting from the connection among Marxism and psychoanalysis to the ancient value of may perhaps 1968 and varieties of political fight within the 3rd international. In a last component to illuminating interviews the writer expounds his most up-to-date notion on politics and philosophy.

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Key Thinkers from Critical Theory to Post-Marxism by Dr Simon Tormey, Dr Jules Townshend

By Dr Simon Tormey, Dr Jules Townshend

This booklet is the 1st complete consultant and advent to the important theorists within the post-marxist highbrow culture. In jargon unfastened language it seeks to unpack, clarify, and evaluation a number of the key figures in the back of the rethinking of the legacy of Marx and Marxism in idea and perform. Key thinkers lined contain Cornelius Castoriadis, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Deleuze and Guattari, Laclau and Mouffe, Agnes Heller, Jacques Derrida, Jurgen Habermas and post-Marxist feminism.Underlying the total textual content is the principal query: what's Post-Marxism? each one bankruptcy covers a key philosopher or contribution and therefore may be learn as a stand by myself advent to the important points in their process. each one bankruptcy can be by means of a precis of key issues with a consultant to additional interpreting.

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The Priority of Justice: Elements for a Sociology of Moral by M. Forsé, M. Parodi

By M. Forsé, M. Parodi

One attribute of recent society is that folks not percentage a standard or detailed notion of excellent and evil. Social team spirit is maintained via a basic contract to reside jointly which calls for impartiality in the direction of every body and which takes priority over the various conceptions of the great. this is often what the authors name the concern of justice. This ebook highlights this precedence and gives a brand new method of ethical offerings in sleek societies. The e-book specializes in targets. to start with, it examines how and why smooth contributors supply precedence to the suitable over the nice. Opinion polls are the root of this exam, during the version of a 'fair spectator' giving precedence to the average over the rational. Secondly, it analyses what constitutes the primary of justice someone applies. This publication is ready resolving conflicts and social justice. It takes account of the plurality of ethical values and appears at norms from a good point of view, heading off the recognized 'anything is going' and taking note of what humans imagine.

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Sociologists in a Global Age by Mathieu Deflem

By Mathieu Deflem

16 best foreign sociologists are introduced jointly during this quantity to proportion their reviews of changing into practitioners within the box. chosen for his or her comparative and transnational pursuits and studies, the individuals comprise Martin Albrow, Karin Knorr Cetina, Diane E. Davis, Pierpaolo Donati, Leon Grunberg, Horst J. Helle, Eiko Ikegami, Tiankui Jing, Hyun-Chin Lim, Ewa Morawska, Richard Munch, Saskia Sassen, Joachim J. Savelsberg, Piotr Sztompka, Edward A. Tiryakian and Ruut Veenhoven. every one contributor offers an auto-biographical overview of his trip into the self-discipline, with precise consciousness paid to the highbrow and social-political contexts within which his paintings matured. each one bankruptcy concludes with a remark at the expected destiny course of that exact sociological sector. those unique and reflective contributions supply attention-grabbing and infrequent insights into the careers of sociologists residing in a world age.

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