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By Carsten Strathausen, William E. Connolly

Rich with analyses of ideas from deconstruction, structures thought, and post-Marxism, with opinions of fundamentalist notion and the struggle on terror, this quantity argues for constructing a philosophy of being so one can triumph over the predicament of postmodern relativism. Undergirding the contributions are the premises that ontology is a crucial notion for philosophy at the present time, that an appropriate leftist ontology needs to keep away from the type of identification politics that has ruled fresh cultural stories, and new ontology needs to be positioned inside of worldwide capitalism. A Leftist Ontology deals a well timed intervention in political philosophy, that includes the various major voices of our time.

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CONNOLLY ix Introduction: Thinking Outside In CARSTEN STRATHAUSEN XIX I. AGAMBEN, VIOLENCE, AND REDEMPTION I. The Structure of the Political vs. the Politics of Hope WILLIAM RASCH 3 2. The Function of Ambivalence in Agamben's Reontologization of Politics E VA G 19 II. THE PERSISTENCE OF MARXISM 3. Twenty-five Theses on Philosophy in the Age of Finance Capital NICHOLAS BROWN and IMRE SZEMAN 33 4. Periodizing the 8os: The Cultural Logic of Economic Privatization in the United States JEFFREY T. N 54 5.

Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty all appreciated the complexity of this interinvolvement. That is one reason you can find out more about your ontology through comparison with that of others. You do so first by drawing implicit elements into the foreground through critical comparison, and second by working on intensive thought fragments below articulation until they are altered and polished enough to be rendered articulate. The unarticulated dimension of an ontology is thus not only tacit; some of its elements are incipient in the sense that some embedded, ideationally imbued intensities must be altered in this way or that in order to be drawn into an intersubjective network of articulation.

AGAMBEN, VIOLENCE, AND REDEMPTION I. The Structure of the Political vs. the Politics of Hope WILLIAM RASCH 3 2. The Function of Ambivalence in Agamben's Reontologization of Politics E VA G 19 II. THE PERSISTENCE OF MARXISM 3. Twenty-five Theses on Philosophy in the Age of Finance Capital NICHOLAS BROWN and IMRE SZEMAN 33 4. Periodizing the 8os: The Cultural Logic of Economic Privatization in the United States JEFFREY T. N 54 5. Marxist Theory: From Aesthetic Critique to Cultural Politics PHILIP GOLDSTEIN 8o 6.

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