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  • Figures of Historyby Jacques Rancière

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    In this important new book the leading philosopher Jacques Rancière continues his reflections on the representative power of works of art. How does art render events that have spanned an era? What roles does it assign to those who enacted them or those who were the victims of such events? Rancière considers these questions in relation to the works... more...

  • Mute Speechby Jacques Ranciere

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Throughout his career, shaped by a notable collaboration with Louis Althusser, Jacques Rancière has continually unsettled political discourse, particularly by examining its relationship to aesthetics. Like Michel Foucault, he broke with his many of his predecessors to upend dominant twentieth-century historical narratives and critical theories. Often... more...

  • Béla Tarr, the Time Afterby Jacques Rancière; Erik Beranek

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    From Almanac of Fall (1984) to The Turin Horse (2011), renowned Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr has followed the collapse of the communist promise. The ?time after? is the time when we are less interested in histories and their successes or failures than we are in the delicate fabric of time from which they are carved. more...

  • Moments Politiquesby Jacques Ranciere; Mary Foster

    Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    Born in 1940 in Algiers, JACQUES RANCIÉRE is one of the most important figures in contemporary philosophy. He studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris under the tutelage of philosopher Louis Althusser, but broke with his mentor after the May 1968 uprisings. It was during this time that Ranciére began to formulate his theory of radical equality,... more...

  • Recognition or Disagreementby Axel Honneth; Jacques Ranciere

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Axel Honneth is best known for his critique of modern society centered on a concept of recognition. Jacques Rancière has advanced an influential theory of modern politics based on disagreement. Underpinning their thought is a concern for the logics of exclusion and domination that structure contemporary societies. In a rare dialogue, these two philosophers... more...

  • What Is a People?by Alain Badiou; Judith Butler; Georges Didi-Huberman; Sadri Khiari; Jacques Ranciere

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    These outspoken intellectuals seek to reclaim people? as an effective political concept by revisiting its uses and abuses over time. Alain Badiou surveys the idea of a people as a productive force of solidarity and emancipation and a negative tool of categorization and suppression. Pierre Bourdieu follows with a sociolinguistic analysis of popular?... more...

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