Jacques Rancière: Key Concepts
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Series: Key Concepts
Editor(s): Jean-Philippe Deranty  
ISBN: 1844652335
ISBN-13: 9781844652334
Publication Date: 31/07/2010
Pages: 256 (216 x 138mm)
Format: Paperback
Published Price: £14.99
Discount Price: £11.99
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Although relatively unknown a decade ago, the work of Jacques Rancière is fast becoming a central reference in the humanities and social sciences. His thinking brings a fresh, innovative approach to many fields, notably the study of work, education, politics, literature, film, art, as well as philosophy. This is the first, full-length introduction to Rancière’s work and covers the full range of his contribution to contemporary thought, presenting in clear, succinct chapters the key concepts Rancière has developed in his writings over the last forty years.

REVIEWS:
"An accessible but sophisticated introduction to the extraordinarily rich conceptual apparatus of Rancière." – Andrew Schaap, University of Exeter

"While this book does not, of course, constitute a substitute for reading Ranciere’s own texts, it forms an excellent introductory complement. The volume is organized thematically, starting with philosophy and moving on to politics, poetics, and aesthetics, a sequence that broadly follows the chronological order of the major preoccupations of Ranciere’s own writing career. All the important developments are here." – French Studies


AUTHOR BIO:
Jean-Philippe Deranty is Lecturer in Philosophy at Macquarie University, Australia.

CONTENTS:

1. Jacques Rancière: A Journey in Equality Jean-Philippe Deranty
Part I: Philosophy
2. Logical Revolts Jean-Philippe Deranty
3. The Ignorant Schoolmaster: knowledge and authority Yves Citton
4. Philosophy and its Poor Giuseppina Mecchi
Part II: Politics
5. The Police and the Oligarchy Samuel Chambers
6. Wrong, Disagreement, Subjectification Todd May
7. Archipolitics, Parapolitics, Metapolitics Bruno Bosteels
Part III: Poetics
8. “The Sharing of the Sensible” Davide Panagia
9. Heretical History and the Poetics of Knowledge Phil Watts
10. Regimes of the Arts Jean-Philippe Deranty
Part IV: Aesthetics
11. Expressivity, Literarity, Silent Speech Alison Ross
12. Image, Montage Toni Ross
13. The Film Fable Hassan Melehy
Afterword Jean-Philippe Deranty
Chronology of Life & Works
Bibliography
Index



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