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Nihilism

1st Edition

By Bulent Diken

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200 pages

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This book addresses the genealogy and consequences of nihilism, attempts at 'sociologizing' the concept of nihilism by relating nihilism to capitalism, post-politics and terrorism, and considers the possibilities of overcoming nihilism.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Much ado about nothing 2. The uncanny guest 3. Nihilism and the ‘social’: Capitalism, post-politics and terror 4. The agonistic city 5. Afterword

About the Series

Key Ideas

This popular series covers the main concepts, issues, debates and controversies in sociology and the social sciences. The books are concise and informative yet lively. Written by leading authorities in the field, they give students access to 'new sociology' in manageable form.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General