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By Andrew J. Douglas

Offers a brand new viewpoint at the political value of the Hegelian dialectical legacy.

Focusing at the severe postures of Hegel, Marx, and a chain of twentieth-century intellectuals, together with Sartre, Adorno, and C. L. R. James, this booklet explores what dialectical pondering involves and the way such considering may perhaps converse to the lived realities of the modern political second. what's printed isn't really a proper process or a grand philosophical approach, yet really a reflective power or disposition—a dialectical spirit of critique—that attracts normative sustenance from an emancipatory ethical imaginative and prescient yet that continues to be attuned largely to clash and pressure, and to the tragic uncertainties of political lifestyles. In gentle of the original demanding situations of the late-modern age, as theorists and voters fight to maintain an energetic and coherent severe time table, In the Spirit of Critique invitations severe reconsideration of a wealthy and elusive highbrow tradition.

Andrew J. Douglas is Assistant Professor of Political technological know-how at Morehouse College.

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