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Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

Antonio Negri

Abstract

This book offers a straightforward explanation of Baruch Spinoza's elaborate arguments and a persuasive case for his ongoing relevance. Responding to a resurgent interest in Spinoza's thought and its potential application to contemporary global issues, the book demonstrates the thinker's special value to politics, philosophy, and related disciplines. This book defends understanding of the philosopher as a proto-postmodernist, or a thinker who is just now, with the advent of the postmodern, becoming contemporary. The book connects Spinoza's theories to recent trends in political philosophy, par ... More

Keywords: Baruch Spinoza, Spinozian thought, proto-postmodernist, political philosophy, radical enlightenment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780231160469
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231160469.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Antonio Negri, author
Venice

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