How Many Does It Take to Dance? The Mystery of the Political in G. K. Chesterton

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Dimitris Vardoulakis
University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury
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Mystery is not merely a theological or literary category for G. K. Chesterton. It is also instrumental in understanding his conception of the political. The essay demonstrates the political significance of mystery through a close reading of Chesterton's short story ‘The Noticeable Conduct of Professor Chadd’. A comparison with Heidegger's construal of the political will highlight Chesterton's originality.
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DOI 10.3366/para.2017.0224
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