Cover image for William E. Connolly democracy, pluralism & political theory
Title:
William E. Connolly democracy, pluralism & political theory
Author:
Connolly, William E.
ISBN:
9780203934364
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, 2007.
Physical Description:
vi, 335 p.
Series:
Routledge innovators in political theory ; 1

Routledge innovators in political theory ; 1.
Contents:
The challenge to pluralist theory (1969) -- Pluralization (1995) -- Fundamentalism in America (1995) -- Deep pluralism (2005) -- Post-sovereign pluralist politics (2005) -- Agonistic democracy -- Chapter confessing identity/belonging to difference (1991) -- Agonism and liberalism (1991) -- Agonism and democracy (1991) -- Beyond the moral imperative (1993) -- An ethos of engagement (2000) -- The terms of political theory -- Essentially contested concepts (1974) -- The order of modernity (1988) -- Taylor, Foucault and truth (1985) -- White noise (2005) -- Twilight of the idols (1995) -- An interview with William Connolly.
Electronic Access:
Click here to view
Holds:
Copies:

Available:*

Library
Material Type
Item Barcode
Call Number
Shelf Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
eBook ER129824 JC423 .C694 2007 Electronic Resources
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

William E. Connolly's writings have pushed the leading edge of political theory, first in North America and then in Europe as well, for more than two decades now.nbsp;This booknbsp;draws on his numerous influential books and articles to provide a coherent and comprehensive overview of his significant contribution to the field of political theory.

The book focuses in particular on three key areas of his thinking:

Democracy: his work in democratic theorynbsp;- through his critical challenges to the traditions of Rawlsian theories of justice and Habermasian theories of deliberative democracynbsp;- has spurred the creation of a fertile and powerful new literature Pluralism: Connolly's work utterly transformed the terrain of the field by helping to resignify pluralism: from a conservative theory of order based on the status quo into a radical theory of democratic contestation based on a progressive political vision The Terms of Political Theory: Connolly has changed the language in which Anglo-American political theory is spoken, and entirely shuffled the pack with which political theorists work.