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Critical theory and demagogic populism

Critical theory and demagogic populism

Paul K. Jones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526123435
eISBN:
9781526160966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123442
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Critical theory and demagogic populism provides a detailed analysis of the relevance of the Frankfurt School’s work to understanding contemporary populism. It draws on the research that the Institute ... More

Critical Theory and EpistemologyThe Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Critical Theory and Epistemology: The Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Anastasia Marinopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105370
eISBN:
9781526128157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105370.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book makes a critical comparison of fundamental trends in modern epistemology with the epistemological concerns of critical theory of the Frankfurt School. It comprises five chapters, which refer ... More

Critical Theory and FeelingThe Affective Politics of the Early Frankfurt School

Critical Theory and Feeling: The Affective Politics of the Early Frankfurt School

Simon Mussell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105707
eISBN:
9781526132253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105707.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book provides a new perspective on the early work of the Frankfurt School, by focusing on the vital role that affect and feeling play in the development of critical theory. Building on ... More

Evaluating Parental PowerAn Exercise in Pluralist Political Theory

Evaluating Parental Power: An Exercise in Pluralist Political Theory

Allyn Fives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994327
eISBN:
9781526128614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994327.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Is parents’ power over their children legitimate? And what role do both theoretical analysis and practical judgement play when we make such normative evaluations? While this book adds to the growing ... More

Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Radhika Desai and Kari Polanyi Levitt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) returned to public discourse in the 1990s, when the Soviet Union imploded and globalization erupted. Best known for The Great Transformation, Polanyi’s wide-ranging thought ... More

The power of pragmatismKnowledge production and social inquiry

The power of pragmatism: Knowledge production and social inquiry

Jane Wills and Robert Lake (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526134943
eISBN:
9781526155481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134950
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book makes the case for a pragmatist approach to the practice of social inquiry and knowledge production. Through diverse examples from multiple disciplines, contributors explore the power of ... More

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