Il desiderio eccedente e l’uomo radicale
Since the nineteenth-sixties the concept of desire has played a significant role in investigating politics and the nature of political subjects. Through the readings of Machiavelli, Hobbes and Spinoza, to Nineteenth century political philosophy, this contribution highlights the main current development of this debate. The aim is to shed light on how, in contemporary political philosophy, the concept of desire is discussed to question the uniqueness of modern political subjectivity and to further political change, innovation and social transformation.
DOI Code: 10.1285/i18285368aXXXIIn94p14
Keywords: Desire; democracy; recognition; political subject; modernity
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