Political Descartes

Political Descartes

Reason, Ideology and the Bourgeois Project

By Antonio Negri; Matteo Mandarini (Translator); Alberto Toscano (Introduction by)

Verso, Paperback, 9781844675821, 344pp.

Publication Date: January 2007


A classic study of modern philosophy’s founder, translated into English for the first time.

About the Author
Antonio Negri is a philosopher, essay writer, and teacher. A political and social activist in the 1960s and 1970s in Italy, he has taught political science for many years and has written numerous books on political philosophy, including "Marx beyond Marx, The Savage Anomaly, Insurgencies, The Porcelain Workshop: For a New Grammar of Politics" (Semiotext(e)), and, in collaboration with Michael Hardt, "Empire", "Multitude", and "Commonwealth".

Matteo Mandarini is an independent researcher and translator.

Alberto Toscano teaches in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of "Fanaticism" and "The Theatre of Productio""n" and the translator of several books by Alain Badiou.

Praise For Political Descartes

“One of the most significant figures of current political thought”—New Statesman