By Bruno Bosteels
One of many emerging stars of latest serious thought, Bruno Bosteels discusses the recent currents of proposal generated by way of figures reminiscent of Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière and Slavoj Žižek, who're spearheading the revival of curiosity in communism. Bosteels examines this resurgence of communist inspiration in the course of the prism of “speculative leftism” – an lack of ability to maneuver past lofty abstractions and punctiliously reconsider the kinds of plenty, periods and nation. Debating these questions with writers together with Roberto Esposito and Alberto Moreiras, Bosteels additionally offers a necessary account of the paintings of the Bolivian vice chairman and philosopher Álvaro García Linera.
From the Hardcover edition.