Readings, Seminar 15


1. Ernesto Laclau, "Beyond Emancipation," "Universalism, Particularism and the Question of Identity," and, "Why do Empty Signifiers Matter to Politics?" in Emancipation(s). (London & New York: Verso, 2006), pp. 1-46.

2. Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, "Beyond the Positivity of the Social: Antagonisms and Hegemony," in Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics Trans. Winston Moore and Paul Cammack. (London & New York: Verso, 2001), pp. 93-148.

3. Ernesto Laclau, "Floating Signifiers and Social Heterogeneity," in On Populist Reason . (London & New York: Verso, 2007), pp. 129-156.

4. Boris Arvatov; Christina Kiaer, "Everyday Life and the Culture of the Thing (Toward the Formulation of the Question)," in October, Vol. 81. (Summer, 1997), pp. 119-128.

5. Karl Marx, "Section 4: The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof," in Des Kapital.

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