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The promise of democracy : political agency and transformation / Fred Dallmayr.

Author/Creator:
Dallmayr, Fred R. (Fred Reinhard), 1928-
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Democracy.
Democracy -- Philosophy.
Contents:
Introduction : the promise of democracy
Hegel for our time : negativity and democratic ethos
Democratic action and experience : Dewey's "holistic" pragmatism
Agency and letting-be : Heidegger on primordial praxis
Action in the public realm : Arendt between past and future
Postmodernism and radical democracy : Laclau and Mouffe on "hegemony"
Jacques Derrida's legacy : "democracy to come"
Who are we now? : for an "other" humanism
Religion, politics, and Islam : toward multiple modes of democracy
Beyond minimal democracy : voices from East and West.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781438430393 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1438430396 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
354854391
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