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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In the end Abensour tries to find a positive politics while having to acknowledge the overriding negativity of Marx’s conception of politics.

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Annie de Bhal is currently reading it Aug 21, Reihan Salam – – Critical Review 15 Sign in Create an account. A Reading Hypothesis Chapter 5: Abensour may have been wary of perennial leftist controversies, which could explain why he omits the Kronstadt sailors of and the anarchist workers of Barcelona in May as further examples of insurgent democracy.

In the early chapters it seems that the reference to Machiavelli is superimposed on the discussion abnsour Marx, but the later chapters make it clear that Abensour associates a modern, anti-theological concept of the political with Machiavelli—with more of an emphasis on The Discourses than on The Prince.

Miguel Abensour is an influential political philosopher in France, well-known for his highly original interpretations of Marx. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Democracy Against the State: Marx and the Machiavellian Movement

Books by Miguel Abensour. Published February 7th by Polity Press first published Lefort, as a once prominent member of the Socialisme ou Barbarie group, was another veteran of that milieu, and is a key interlocutor for Abensour in the present work.

It should appeal to graduate demicracy and academics in philosophy, politics, sociology and to general readers interested in progressive politics. This negative determination reduces the reach of the state, but it does not signal the end of politics. To ask other readers questions about Democracy Against the Stateplease sign up. The Phenomenology of Democracy.

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