By Victoria Kahn,Neil Saccamano,Daniela Coli
Focusing at the new theories of human motivation that emerged throughout the transition from feudalism to the fashionable interval, this is often the 1st ebook of recent essays at the dating among politics and the passions from Machiavelli to Bentham. individuals tackle the main issue of ethical and philosophical discourse within the early smooth interval; the need of inventing a brand new method of describing the relation among mirrored image and motion, and personal and public selves; the disciplinary legislation of the physique; and the ideological structure of id. the gathering as a complete asks no matter if a discourse of the passions could supply a severe standpoint at the politics of subjectivity. no matter what their particular method of the query of ideology, the entire essays re-evaluate the legacy of the passions in smooth political idea and the significance of the historical past of politics and the passions for contemporary political debates.
individuals, as well as the editors, are Nancy Armstrong, Judith Butler, Riccardo Caporali, Howard Caygill, Patrick Coleman, Frances Ferguson, John Guillory, Timothy Hampton, John P. McCormick, and Leonard Tennenhouse.
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Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850 by Victoria Kahn,Neil Saccamano,Daniela Coli