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Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Jarrett Zigon


For many today politics is characterized above all else by disappointment. Inspired by years of ethnographic research with the global anti-drug war movement, Disappointment addresses this disappointment by offering a framework for a politics that rises to the demand of our radical finitude. A politics that rises to the demand of radical finitude is a politics that finds its problems, antagonists, motivations, strategies, tactics, in a word, its call to action, in a world grounded in nothing other than the situations and existents that constitute it. This book takes up the challenge of offering ... More

Keywords: critical theory, drug war, ethics, hermeneutics, politics, political ontology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780823278237
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823278237.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jarrett Zigon, author
University of Virginia