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Appendix: The End of Politics or Politics without End? Marx and the Aporia of ‘Communist Politics’

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Balibar, É. (2017). Appendix: The End of Politics or Politics without End? Marx and the Aporia of ‘Communist Politics’. In Balibar, É. The Philosophy of Marx. Verso, pp. 159-179

the part of theology concerned with death, judgment, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind

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It is also one of those that most clearly affirm the eschatological postulate of an ‘end of politics’, at the cost of profound obscurity as regards the notion of power (and, consequently, the state)

on the Communist Manifesto

—p.162 by Étienne Balibar
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It is also one of those that most clearly affirm the eschatological postulate of an ‘end of politics’, at the cost of profound obscurity as regards the notion of power (and, consequently, the state)

on the Communist Manifesto

—p.162 by Étienne Balibar
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(noun) a division or split in a group or union; schism / (noun) an action or process of cutting, dividing, or splitting; the state of being cut, divided, or split

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This contradiction, or scission, was reproduced throughout the historical trajectory of Marxism, at the cost of increasingly intense internal conflicts

on Marx saying he is not a Marxist?

—p.163 by Étienne Balibar
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This contradiction, or scission, was reproduced throughout the historical trajectory of Marxism, at the cost of increasingly intense internal conflicts

on Marx saying he is not a Marxist?

—p.163 by Étienne Balibar
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4 years, 4 months ago

biopolitics: a term defined by Foucault (though not first) as the style of government that regulates populations through "biopower" (the application and impact of political power on all aspects of human life)

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this theme is central in an argument like that of Hardt and Negri, who make the antithesis between global civil war (itself comprising multiple visible or invisible wars) and the multitude (with its forms of resistance and modes of communication) the defining characteristic of the new revolutionary politics they propose, dubbing it ‘bio-politics

—p.166 by Étienne Balibar
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this theme is central in an argument like that of Hardt and Negri, who make the antithesis between global civil war (itself comprising multiple visible or invisible wars) and the multitude (with its forms of resistance and modes of communication) the defining characteristic of the new revolutionary politics they propose, dubbing it ‘bio-politics

—p.166 by Étienne Balibar
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4 years, 4 months ago