Modern Theory of Politics

University of Jyväskylä VALS440, 5 ECTS

Instructions for the essay

Ohjeet Esseiden kirjoittamiseen


  • Agamben, G.: Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life (Homo Sacer: Il potero sovrano e la nuda vita) and Esposito, R.: Bios: Biopolitics and Philosophy (Bios: biopolitica e filosofia)
  • Beauvoir, S. de: The Second Sex (Le Deuxième sexe) (In Finnish: Toinen sukupuoli) and Cornell, D.: At the Heart of Freedom: Feminism, Sex & Equality
  • Laclau, E. & C. Mouffe: Hegemony and Socialist Strategy and Butler, J.: The Psychic Life of Power
  • Marchart, O.: Post-Foundational Political Thought and Ranciere, J.: Disagreement: Politics and Philosophy (La Mésentente) (in Finnish: Erimielisyys)
  • Habermas, J.: Between Facts and Norms (Faktizität und Geltung) and Habermas, J.: The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere (Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit) (in Finnish: Julkisuuden rakennemuutos)