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Knowledge and Politics

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From Simon & Schuster, Knowledge and Politics by Roberto Mangabeira Unger is a philosophical classic.

Knowledge and Politics is a 1975 book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger. In it, Unger criticizes classical liberal doctrine, which originated with European social theorists in the mid-17th century and continues to exercise a tight grip over contemporary thought, as an untenable system of ideas.

About The Author

Roberto Mangabeira Unger is a philosopher and politician. His work is in the tradition of classical social theory and pragmatism, and is developed across many fields including legal theory, philosophy and religion, social and political theory, progressive alternatives, and economics.

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  • Publisher: Free Press (September 1, 1976)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029328705

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