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Unis vers Cythere: Aesthetic-Political Investigations in Polis Thought and the Artful Firm

Unis vers Cythere: Aesthetic-Political Investigations in Polis Thought and the Artful Firm (Hardback)

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Unis vers Cythere forms a continuation of the ongoing project to disseminate a new faculty of thought called cytherics, which is defined as the sighting and siting of aphrodisian - aesthetic-erotic - environments. The first part of the book proposes "polis thought" as a subdivision within political theory that would encourage attention to the polis element - the openness furnished by the classical polis/city for disputation, rhetoric, performance, ceremony, and the carnivalesque - for political theory and history. The second part develops the concept of the "artful firm", derived from contemporary firm and management theories on "the art firm" and "artful making", to argue for further convergences in related areas of aesthetics and management. Unis vers Cythere begins and ends with essays on the ancient Hellenic twin concepts of "thalassocracy" and "theatrocracy" in their relations to orthodox contemporary theories of political democracy.

BusinessBusiness & managementOrganizational theory & behaviourBusinessEconomicsEconomic theory & philosophyHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy: aestheticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheorySocial & political philosophy Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc Publication Date: 25/11/2009 ISBN-13: 9781433107320  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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The Author: Josef Chytry is Senior Adjunct Professor in Critical Studies at California College of the Arts in Oakland/San Francisco, and is Managing Editor of the journal Industrial and Corporate Change at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Cytherica: Aesthetic-Political Essays in an Aphrodisian Key (Peter Lang, 2005) and The Aesthetic State: A Quest in Modern German Thought (1989), and a co-editor of Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change (2005) and Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness (1998). He was Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Tubingen and received a D.Phil. in politics and the history of ideas from the University of Oxford.

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