Ernesto Laclau is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Essex. He is the author of, amongst other books, Politics and Ideology in Marxist Theory, New Reflections of the Revolution of Our Time, Emancipation(s), The Making of Political Identities and, with Judith Butler and Slavoj Zizek, Contingency, Hegemony, Universality. Chantal Mouffe is a Professor of Political Theory at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster. She is the author of, among other works, The Return of the Political, The Dimensions of Radical Democracy, The Challenge of Carl Schmitt and The Democratic Paradox.
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