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Author Anderson, Amanda, 1960- author

Title The way we argue now : a study in the cultures of theory / Amanda Anderson
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 202 pages)
Contents 1. Debatable performances : restaging contentious feminisms -- 2. The temptations of aggrandized agency : feminist histories and the horizon modernity -- 3. Cosmopolitanism, universalism, and the divided legacies of modernity -- 4. Realism, universalism, and the science of the human -- 5. Pragmatism and character -- 6. Argument and ethos -- 7. Beyond sincerity and authenicity : the ethos of proceduralism
Summary In this book, Amanda Anderson examines influential academic debates across the fields of literary, cultural, and political theory. The book combines a pointed critique of the philosophical and political limitations of these theories with an appreciative assessment of the productive internal contests and creative developments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Debates and debating.
Theory (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005048814
ISBN 1400826829 (electronic bk.)
9781400826827 (electronic bk.)