Author:Soumyabrata Choudhury

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The Weight of Violence: Religion, Language, Politics

By: Saitya Brata Das & Soumyabrata Choudhury (Eds)

Price: $17.92

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 108784

ISBN: 0199453721

Condition: New


Grapples with theoretical and conceptual questions on the social cognition of violence and its role in perpetuation of violence.Written from an interdisciplinary perspective; the contributors come from a variety of social science disciplines.Will be useful to both theoreticians/academics as well as activists. View more info

Theatre number Event: Three Studies on the Relationship Between Sovereignty, Power Truth

By: Soumyabrata Choudhury

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Shimla, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies: 2013

Seller ID: 901304

ISBN: 9789382396024


Theatre, Number, Event: Three Studies on the Relationship between Sovereignty, Power and Truth is a book at the crossroads of Continental Philosophy, European History and Cultural Studies. It offers a new set of formalizations of the relation(s) between sovereignty, power and truth. To do this it invents three conceptual fictions- theatre, number and event. “Theatre” stands for the physical assembly wherein sovereign exercise of power and the performative transformation of a multitude into a congregational subject of sovereignty are articulated together. “Number” is an index of multipl... View more info