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The politics of nihilism

Nitzan Lebovic

The politics of nihilism

from the nineteenth century to contemporary Israel

by Nitzan Lebovic

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Political culture,
  • Nihilism (Philosophy),
  • Opposition (Political science)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-226) and index.

    Statementedited by Roy Ben-Shai and Nitzan Lebovic
    SeriesPolitical theory and contemporary philosophy, Political theory and contemporary philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX828 .P655 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 231 pages
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27199777M
    ISBN 101623562562, 1623561485
    ISBN 109781623562564, 9781623561482
    LC Control Number2014011169
    OCLC/WorldCa857981620

      Political nihilism takes the philosopher's theorem and applies it to existing social and political institutions, thereby clearing the way for their replacement. Nihilism, in fact, can be understood in several different ways. Political Nihilism, as noted, is associated with the belief that the destruction of all existing political, social, and religious order is a prerequisite for any future improvement. Ethical nihilism or moral nihilism rejects the .

      BRET EASTON ELLIS, AUTHOR: Well because I thought there was too much fiction out there in the world anyway and I wanted to write a book about the trajectory of .   The view that there is no such thing as intrinsic value is called nihilism. (The word ‘nihilism’ comes from the Latin word nihil, which means ‘nothing’. Hence, ‘nothing-ism’—as in, the worth of a thing is nothing unless humans say otherwise.) Thus a consequence of market realism is nihilism.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: v, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction / Lorenzo Chiesa and Alberto Toscano --The Italian difference / Antonio Negri --Foucault docet / Pier Aldo Rovatti --Nihilism as emancipation / Gianni Vattimo --Community and nihilism / Roberto Esposito --Beyond nihilism: notes toward a critique of left-Heideggerianism in Italian.   James Theodore Stillwell III's "Power Nihilism: A Case for Moral & Political Nihilism" The word nihilism is thrown around as an insult, and either deliberately or ignorantly used to describe some sort of depressed, teen, pseudo-philosophical attention-seeker. This is a shame because there is a set of ideas that does embrace the label "nihilism" that.


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“The Politics of Nihilism is a major contribution to critical studies, and a necessary book for anyone interested in the meaning and history of nihilism and its political relevance in our time.” ―Simon Critchley, Hans Jonas Professor, New School for Social Research, : Paperback.

Neo-Nihilism: The Philosophy of Power - Kindle edition by Sjöstedt-H, Peter. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Neo-Nihilism: The Philosophy of Power/5(24).

Trump has replaced politics with the theater and poison of nihilism. His politics combines spectacle with vengeance, violence and a culture of cruelty.

Trump’s impetuous and badly informed Author: Henry Giroux. Black Nihilism and the Politics of Hope book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This essay argues that the logic of the Political— 4/5. “The Politics of Nihilism is a major contribution to critical studies, and a necessary book for anyone interested in the meaning and history of nihilism and its political relevance in our time.” —Simon Critchley, Hans Jonas Professor, New School for Social Research, : Nitzan Lebovic.

The Politics of Nihilism is a major contribution to critical studies, and a necessary book for anyone interested in the meaning and history of nihilism and its political relevance in our time., "This original and challenging volume traces the development of the concept of nihilism from a stunning variety of perspectives and theoretical positions.

The understanding of nihilism as a culture is perhaps the most common approach to the problem, though it is, by far, the most ambiguous. Since Nietzsche’s famous proclamation that, “God is Dead” in the late 19th The politics of nihilism book, many have commented on how the advent of what Charles Taylor calls a “secular age” has resulted in nihilism becoming a social and political problem for the first time.

MY BOOK CONCERNING META ETHICS WAS JUST PUBLISHED. POWER-NIHILISM: A CASE FOR MORAL & POLITICAL NIHILISM IS ON SALE NOW. Within this text James Theodore Stillwell III extracts thought strands from.

An interview with Gary Lachman on occult politics, nihilism, and the dangerous potentials of the imagination. May Posted by Matt Cardin. Just published here at The Teeming Brain: my interview with Gary Lachman on his new book Dark Star Rising: Magick and Power in the Age of Trump.

Between Nihilism and Politics: The Hermeneutics of Gianni Vattimo. In this Book. Additional Information. summary. Essays describe Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo’s unique and radical hermeneutic philosophy.

This is the first collection of essays in English that deals directly with the philosophy of Gianni Vattimo from a purely critical. nihilism (nī´əlĬzəm), theory of revolution popular among Russian extremists until the fall of the czarist government (); the theory was given its name by Ivan Turgenev in his novel Fathers and Sons ().

Nihilism stressed the need to destroy existing economic and social institutions, whatever the projected nature of the better order for which the destruction was to prepare. "Will to power" (Wille zur Macht) is the name of a concept created by Nietzsche; the title of a projected book which he finally decided not to write; and the title of a book compiled from his notebooks and published posthumously and under suspicious circumstances by his sister and Peter work consists of four separate books, entitled "European Nihilism", "Critique of the Highest Values.

nihilism is the antithesis of faith, opposing belief as a concept, and holding skepticism as a virtue (so to speak). nihilists believe in nothing, hence the term. copy/pasting my answer from “What is nihilism?”: probably the single most misused, a.

Political). Put differently, the politics of hope posits that one must have a politics in order to have hope; politics is the natural habitat of hope itself.

To reject hope in a nihilistic way, then, is really to reject the politics of hope, or certain circumscribed and compulsory forms of File Size: 4MB. Identity Politics: Nihilism, Ego & Distraction Western “political correctness” does nothing to Identity politics is a way of dividing the Left by disgusting older/more traditional voters so they vote for a right-wing alternative, while at the same time feeding young people with the mantra the main left-wing part ‘isn’t doing enough.

In what is perhaps his best-known book, Homo Sacer, Giorgio Agamben takes up the concept of biopower proposed by Michel Foucault to provide a radical reinterpretation of the modern political condition as one of legal abandonment and the final chapter of The History of Sexuality, Foucault argues that the regime of power that emerged from the seventeenth century onwards.

Nandita Biswas Mellamphy. The Three Stigmata of Friedrich Nietzsche: Political Physiology in the Age of Nihilism. Published: Octo Nandita Biswas Mellamphy, The Three Stigmata of Friedrich Nietzsche: Political Physiology in the Age of Nihilism, Palgrave Macmillan,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Tom Stern, University College London.

Get this from a library. The politics of nihilism: from the nineteenth century to contemporary Israel. [Nitzan Lebovic; Roy Ben-Shai;] -- "Contemporary politics is faced, on the one hand, with political stagnation and lack of a progressive vision on the side of formal, institutional politics, and, on the other, with various social.

This book addresses that gap in the literature by exploring this central and compelling area of Nietzsche's thought. The essays concentrate on Nietzsche's philosophical analysis of nihilism, the cultural politics of his reaction to nihilism, and the rhetorical dimensions and intricacies of his texts.

The Atlantic, however, should pick it up, using a team of writers of which you could be one if you chose. America is heading into uncharted territory as I write this, both as a nation and in our Author: Chris Bodenner.

Article: Trump and the Politics of Nihilism - Ignorance is a terrible wound when it is self-inflicted, but it becomes a dangerous plague when the active refusal to know combines with : Henry Giroux.

Combining precision, erudition and intellectual commitment, The Politics of Nihilism makes a convincing case for a view of nihilism as a vital force in a political constellation increasingly hostile to dissonant voices.

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There was one fundamental issue: equal access to medical services. No one doubted that medi-cal care was a good thing; the trouble was that.