Contemporary Political Theory 11 (4):397-429 (2012)

Jörg Volbers
Freie Universität Berlin
C. T. Wolfe
Università Di Venezia “Ca’ Foscari”
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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