Miguel Abensour’s rigorous interpretation of this seminal text reveals an “ unknown Marx” who undermines the identification of democracy with the state and. The year finally saw the appearance of an English translation of Miguel Abensour’s groundbreaking interpretation of Marxian political. Review of Miguel Abensour, Democracy Against the State. Marx and the Machiavellian moment (Cambridge) in Parallax, (), The published.

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Thus there is a Machiavellian moment of political decision in Marx that exceeds the identification of politics with the State. On the contrary, the battle of democracy is waged by ademos that invents a public sphere of permanent struggles, apolitics that counters political bureaucracy and representation.

In this explicitly heterodox reading of Marx, Miguel Abensour proposes a theory of “insurgent” democracy that makes political liberty synonymous with a living critique of domination.

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In the “Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right,” the youngMarx elliptically alludes to a “true democracy” whose advent wouldgo hand in hand with the disappearance of the state. Help Center Find new research papers in: Sign in to use this feature.

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A Reading Hypothesis Chapter 5: Political Intelligence Chapter 3: To ask other readers questions about Democracy Against the Stateplease sign up. Polity Press, The recent death of Miguel Abensour in April affords an opportunity to return to the most substantial of agains works to be translated into English.

Lists with This Book. History of Western Philosophy. Democracy is “won” by a tje forewarned that any dissolution of the political realm in its independence, any subordination to the state, is tantamount to annihilating the site for gaining and regaining a genuinely human existence.

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True democracy does not entail the political and economic power ofthe state, but it does not dream of a post-political societyeither. Kainz – – Philosophy and Theology 5 3: Devin Zane Shaw Douglas College.

If the political subject—the demos —is conceived as self-present activity, this empties the concept of the political of temporality and alterity.

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Micah marked it as to-read May 10, Quotations When a man has filled his mouth so full of food that for this reason he cannot eat and it must end with his dying of hunger, does giving food to him consist in stuffing his mouth even more or, instead, in taking a little away so that he can againstt Refresh and try again.