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The ideology of tyranny : Bataille, Foucault, and the postmodern corruption of political dissent / Guido Giacomo Preparata.

Author/Creator:
Preparata, Guido Giacomo.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 257 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Opposition (Political science).
Political correctness.
Dissenters.
Postmodernism.
Contents:
Introductory : a genealogy of postmodernism
The great goddess and Dionysus
Gnostic fragments
The Marquis de Sade : a liberal father to them all
Bataille
Mystique
The monstrous archons
Eroticism
Expenditure
Power
Foucault and the social science-fiction of neo-gnosticism
The "mocking varlets" of the postmodern left : political correctness, education, and empire
Education and political correctness
Empire
The tomb raiders of the postmodern right : Jünger's anarch, the neocon, and the bogus hermeneutics of Leo Strauss
Jünger's anarch
Martin the Obscure
Kojève : the Pierre Menard of postmodernism
Leo the Squalid
Neocon
True power : the end of dissent, Iran/Iraq, and the War on Terror
Veblen's testament and the end of dissent
Mr. Foucault goes to Teheran
Gulf one : the great illusion
The War on Terror
Summary and conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-254) and index.
ISBN:
1403982775 (alk. paper)
9781403982773 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
81861624