Giorgio Agemben, Alain Badiou, Daniel Bensaïd, Wendy Brown, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Rancière, Kristin Ross, Slavo Žižek

Democracy in what state?

« Democracy in What Stale? is an extremely significant contribution to the critical debate on the current state of world politics and, more specifically, to the role of the term democracy in polilical theory and practice. It includes invited contributions and interviews with a battery of intellectuals who possess a rare conceptual pedigree, including some of the most well-known living European philosophers, as well as the welcome contribution oftwo renowned American intellectuals. »
Gabriel Rockhill, Villanova University

« Democracy in What Stale? is timely, represents a wide variety of thinkers, and displays the political themes that are of concern to these thinkers. This allows the reader not only to have access to a general progressive critique of current political practice but also to compare different approaches to progressive thought and action, particularly (although not exclusively) in the contemporary French scene. If I saw it on a bookstore shelf, I would undoubtedly reach for it with one hand while reaching for my wallet with the olher. »
Todd May, Clemson University

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