Moral Images of Freedom: A Future for Critical Theory - New Critical Theory (Paperback)Drucilla Cornell (author)
Paperback 188 Pages / Published: 24/08/2007
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Moral Images of Freedom resurrects the Kantian project of affirmative political philosophy and traces its oft-forgotten influences found in thinkers like Martin Heidegger, Ernst Cassirer, Frantz Fanon, and Walter Benjamin. As a whole the book attempts to respond to nihilistic claims about the empty purpose of critical theory in a world so utterly captured by violence in all of its worst forms: economic, social, political, and cultural. Instead, this book draws together a sweeping thread of hope in the varied symbolic forms of freedom persistent throughout the work of a broader range of critical theorists and addresses the burning challenge for such work to respond seriously to the need for a decolonization of critical theory itself and a sustained commitment to the possible future of socialism.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 188
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 230 x 153 x 14 mm
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