New PDF release: Deconstructing Zionism: A Critique of Political Metaphysics

By Gianni Vattimo,Michael Marder

ISBN-10: 1441105948

ISBN-13: 9781441105943

ISBN-10: 1441143459

ISBN-13: 9781441143457

This quantity within the Political concept and modern Philosophy sequence presents a political and philosophical critique of Zionism.

While different nationalisms appear to have tailored to twenty-first century realities and transferring notions of country and kingdom, Zionism has principally remained tethered to a 19th century mentality, together with the glorification of the nation because the merely technique of expressing the spirit of the folks. those essays, contributed by means of eminent overseas thinkers together with Slavoj Zizek, Luce Irigaray, Judith Butler, Gianni Vattimo, Walter Mignolo, Marc Ellis, and others, deconstruct the political-metaphysical myths which are the framework for the lifestyles of Israel.Collectively, they provide a multifaceted critique of the metaphysical, theological, and onto-political grounds of the Zionist venture and the commercial, geopolitical, and cultural results of those foundations.

A major contribution to the debates surrounding the kingdom of Israel this present day, this groundbreaking paintings will attract someone drawn to political idea, philosophy, Jewish concept, and the center East conflict.

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