The Defender of Contigency: An Interview with Ernesto Laclau

Abstract: Ernesto Laclau, one of the most significant political scientists of the 20th century, talks about his theoretical work and expresses his views on current events. In the interview he enlightens us primarily on his theoretical ‘armory’, which includes the concepts of laicism, radical democracy, identity and competition. Nevertheless, he also discusses with us about contemporary issues, such as the present global economic crisis, the rise of extreme right wing political parties in Europe and the post‐modernism in politics.

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