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By Carsten Strathausen,William E. Connolly

ISBN-10: 0816650292

ISBN-13: 9780816650293

ISBN-10: 0816650306

ISBN-13: 9780816650309

wealthy with analyses of suggestions from deconstruction, platforms conception, and publish- Marxism, with opinions of fundamentalist proposal and the warfare on terror, this quantity argues for constructing a philosophy of being with the intention to triumph over the challenge of postmodern relativism. Undergirding the contributions are the premises that ontology is an important notion for philosophy this present day, that a suitable leftist ontology needs to keep away from the type of identification politics that has ruled fresh cultural reports, and new ontology has to be located inside international capitalism.

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