Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere
Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere
Brand: Edinburgh University Press

Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere

  • Publish Date: 2011-03-24
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Christopher C. Robinson

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Provides an orientation and an array of conceptual & critical tools for scholars theorising political life today. Christopher Robinson connects Wittgenstein's philosophy to strategies for achieving political vision in this age where politics has been replaced by bureaucracy as the predominant form of public order, and now takes the form of dissent.In particular, Wittgenstein's remarks on perception are brought to bear on theory's historical and etymological roots in clear seeing. This frees the theorist to explore the city of language and sheds fresh light on political concepts such as liberty, dignity, dissent, and ideology.


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