Forthcoming Book Announced

Edinburgh University Press has announced that my next book, Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics, will by published in July 2016. Please find below the cover–with a link to EUP’s announcement and description–as well as the table of contents. Oxford University Press’s announcement can be read here.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Introduction
What Is an Intervention?
Metaphilosophical Critique and the Reinvention of Contemporary Theory

§I History
Chapter 1
How Do We Think the Present?
From Ontology of Contemporary Reality to Ontology without Being

Chapter 2
The Right of Philosophy and the Facts of History
Foucault, Derrida, Descartes

Chapter 3
Aesthetic Revolution and Modern Democracy
Rancière’s Historiography

§II Politics
Chapter 4  
Is Difference a Value in Itself?
Critique of a Metaphilosophical Axiology

Chapter 5
Castoriadis and the Tradition of Radical Critique

Chapter 6
The Hatred of Rancière
Democracy in the History of Political Cultures

§III Aesthetics
Chapter 7
The Art of Talking Past One Another:
The Badiou-Rancière Debate

Chapter 8
The Hermeneutics of Art and Political History in Rancière

Chapter 9
The Forgotten Political Art par excellence?
Architecture, Design and the Social Sculpting of the Body Politic

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