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
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.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- PHILOSOPHY / General
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General