The political theory of Stanley Cavell: The ordinary life of democracy Paola Marrati Skepticism, finitude and politics in the work of Stanley Cavell Andrew Norris Crossing the bounds of sense: Cavell and Foucault Jörg Volbers Cavell's 'forms of life' and biopolitics Cary Wolfe Misgiving, or Cavell's Gift Thomas Dumm Responses

Contemporary Political Theory 11 (4):397-429 (2012)
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Jörg Volbers
Freie Universität Berlin
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We invited five Cavell scholars to write on this topic. What follows is a vibrant exchange among Paola Marrati, Andrew Norris, Jörg Volbers, Cary Wolfe and Thomas Dumm addressing the question whether, in the contemporary political context, Cavell’s skepticism and his Emersonian perfectionism amount to a politics at all.
Keywords Political Philosophy  Cavell  Foucault  Perfectionism
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DOI 10.1057/cpt.2012.20
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