A Philosophy of Political Myth - Bottici, Chiara
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Chiara Bottici argues for a philosophical understanding of political myth.

Produktbeschreibung
Chiara Bottici argues for a philosophical understanding of political myth.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 296
  • Erscheinungstermin: 7. Juli 2010
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 458g
  • ISBN-13: 9780521182751
  • ISBN-10: 0521182751
  • Artikelnr.: 31187777
Autorenporträt
Chiara Bottici is a researcher in political philosophy at the University of Florence. The author of Uomini e Stati, Percorsi di un'analogia, she has contributed to the Journal of Political Philosophy, the European Journal of Social Theory and the Quaderni Forum.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Part I. A Genealogy of Myth: 1. Mythos and logos
2. The biblos and the dialectic of the sacred logos
3. Scientific rationality and the dialectic of the enlightenment
Part II. The Need for Myth: 4. Myth and meaning
5. Approaching myth
6. Naming the unknown, grounding significance
Part III. Political Myth: 7. Myth and the critique of political reason
8. Classical theories of political myth
9. Political myth, ideology, and utopia
Part IV. Myth and Political Identity: 10. Myth, historical narratives and the social imaginary
11. Myth and identity
12. Political myths today: the extraordinary and the banal.