Critical Theory and Libertarian Socialism: Realizing the Political Potential of Critical Social Theory (Critical Theory and Contemporary Society)

Critical Theory and Libertarian Socialism: Realizing the Political Potential of Critical Social Theory (Critical Theory and Contemporary Society)

Charles Masquelier


This quantity within the severe idea and modern Society sequence examines the function severe idea performs in state-of-the-art political, social, and fiscal crises, exhibiting the way it will help to either diagnose and therapy such problems.
serious social conception is first revisited through exposing the affinity among Marx's critique of political economic climate, the critique of instrumental cause elaborated by way of the 1st iteration of the Frankfurt institution, and the libertarian socialism of G.D.H. Cole. this is often via a suggestion for a thorough reorganization of monetary and political existence and the corresponding improvement of emancipatory practices presupposing the reconciliation of humanity and nature. finally, the modern relevance of those associations and practices are mentioned, in addition to instances of latest types of resistance, reminiscent of the Occupy stream and alter-globalisation.
via bringing jointly the worries of serious thought and libertarian socialism, this quantity not just illustrates the sensible facet of serious thought, but additionally highlights its modern relevance. Researchers in political idea, social concept and political philosophy will locate this a fascinating paintings that would stimulate debates approximately new choices to present difficulties.

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