Miguel Abensour’s rigorous interpretation of this seminal text reveals an “ unknown Marx” who undermines the identification of democracy with the state and. The year finally saw the appearance of an English translation of Miguel Abensour’s groundbreaking interpretation of Marxian political. Review of Miguel Abensour, Democracy Against the State. Marx and the Machiavellian moment (Cambridge) in Parallax, (), The published.

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Sign in to use this feature. In addition to the political question, we should also investigate abemsour ways in which Marx turned political economy into a weapon, as Harry Cleaver calls it, of working-class emancipation. Lists with This Book. Science Logic and Mathematics.

To the extent that this movement agaknst be summed up, however, it is in its protest at social inequality, its practical demonstration of the enervating statism of parliamentary democracy and the energizing potential of its insurgent counterpoint.

Marx and the Machiavellian Moment.

Democracy Against the State: Marx and the Machiavellian Movement

Jacob Wren marked it as to-read Sep 16, Kainz – – Philosophy and Theology 5 3: Vermeren – – Diogenes 55 4: In this explicitly heterodox reading of Marx, Miguel Abensour proposes a theory of “insurgent” democracy that makes political liberty synonymous with a living critique of domination.


Rather than situating the young Marx between Feuerbach democrzcy Hegel, Abensour asks how Marx confronts two directly political problems: Democracy and the Church-State Relationship.

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abnsour Vanessa Scholes – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 3: Miguel Abensour is an influential political philosopher in France, well-known for his highly original interpretations of Marx.

Unfortunately, the book suffers from trying to shoehorn too much of Marx’s own development into this frame, and so unresolved tensions between Abensour’s project and Marx’s become obvious as the book proceeds. Grant Andersen rated it really liked it May 20, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Savage Democracy and Principle of Anarchy. Polity Press, The recent death of Miguel Abensour in April affords an opportunity to return to the most substantial of his works to be againsy into English.

Democracy Against the State: Marx and the Machiavellian Movement by Miguel Abensour

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Dec 08, Demicracy Tietze rated it liked it Shelves: Democratic praxis is defined in opposition to the state: The Government of the Peoples: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. MiguelAbensour’s rigorous interpretation of this seminal textreveals an “unknown Marx” who undermines theidentification of democracy with the state and defends ahistorically occluded form of politi Abensoour the “Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right,” the youngMarx elliptically alludes to a “true democracy” whose advent wouldgo hand in hand with the disappearance of the state.

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Hence for Abensour, the relationship between Marx, utopian anti-statism and the Machiavellian moment is more important than his relationship with Feuerbach and Hegel. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

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