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Subversive Spinoza : Antonio Negri - Timothy S. Murphy

Subversive Spinoza

Antonio Negri

By: Timothy S. Murphy (Editor), Michael Hardt (Editor), Ted Stolze (Editor), Charles T. Wolfe (Editor), Edward Stolze (Editor)

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Published: 26th August 2004
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In "Subversive Spinoza," Antonio Negri spells out the philosophical credo that inspired his radical renewal of Marxism and his compelling analysis of the modern state and the global economy by means of an inspiring reading of the challenging metaphysics of the seventeenth-century Dutch-Jewish philosopher Spinoza. For Negri, Spinoza's philosophy has never been more relevant than it is today to debates over individuality and community, democracy and resistance, modernity and postmodernity.

"Negri renews our understanding of Spinozism in many regards...he is authentically and profoundly Spinozist."--Gilles Deleuze
"The savage power [of Negri's interpretation] upsets the ordinary frameworks through which we understand a philosophy, and not just Spinoza's--it forces us to re-read from a reverse angle, and in place of that doctrine we thought we knew so well, fixed in the immutable catalog of systems, it leads us to discover a living thought that in fact belongs to history, to our history."--Pierre Macherey

Acknowledegements
Editors preface
Conventions and abbreviationsas
Spinoza: Five reasons for his contemporaneity
The Political Treatise,or, the foundation of modern democracy
Reliqua desiderantur: A conjecture for a definition of the concept of democracy in the final Spinoza
Between infinity and community: Notes on materialism in Spinoza and Leopardi
Spinoza's anti-modernity
The return to Spinoza and the return of communism
Democracy and eternity in Spinoza
Postface
To conclude: Spinoza and the postmoderns
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780719066474
ISBN-10: 0719066476
Series: Angelaki Humanities
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 26th August 2004
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.8 x 14.6  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.19