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The Persistence of the Negative

A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

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Through a series of incisive readings of leading theoretical figures of affirmationism - Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, Bruno Latour, Antonio Negri and Alain Badiou - Benjamin Noys contests the tendency of recent theory to rely on affirmation, and especially an affirmative thinking of resistance. He reveals a profound current of negativity that allows theory to return to its political calling.

Product code: 9780748649044

ISBN 9780748649044
Dimensions H234xW156
No. of pages 208
Publisher Edinburgh University Press
An original and compelling critique of contemporary Continental theory through a rehabilitation of the negative.