Table of contents for The philosopher and his poor / by Jacques RanciŠere ; edited and with an introduction by Andrew Parker ; translated by John Drury, Corinne Oster, and Andrew Parker.


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CONTENTS
EDITOR'S PREFACE	vii
INTRODUCTION: MIMESIS AND THE DIVISION OF LABOR by Andrew Parker	x
FOREWORD: A PERSONAL ITINERARY	4
I. PLATO'S LIE
1. THE ORDER OF THE CITY	11
The Fifth Man 
Questions of Time 
The Order of the Banquet 
Imitators, Hunters, and Artisans 
Professional Qualification: Dice Players and Exterminators 
The Philosopher in the Workshop 
The Three Metals: Nature's Lie
The Two Monies: Communism in Power
Another Banquet, Another Lie 
The Virtue of the Artisan 
The Paradox of Justice 
Women, Bald Men, and Shoemakers 
2. THE ORDER OF DISCOURSE	47
From One Cave to the Other
Bastard Thinking 
The Philosopher's Slave 
The Babbling Mute 
The Order of Delirium
The New Barrier 
Theatrocracy 
The Chorus of Cicadas 
The Division of Appearances
At the Foot of the Rampart
II. MARX'S LABOR
3. THE SHOEMAKER AND THE KNIGHT	82
The Insurrection of the Shoemakers
The Night of St. John
The Ideologue, the Shoemaker, and the Inventor
4. THE PRODUCTION OF THE PROLETARIAN	101
The Order of Production
The Other Cave
The Scaffolding of Work
The Non-Place of Science
Labor and Production: The Discreet Charm of the Radical Bourgoisie
The Proletarian's School
The Backward Laborer, or the Paradox of Communism
A Communist among the Lapps
A False Exit: Class and Party
The Genius of the Straubinger 
5. THE REVOLUTION CONJURED AWAY	129
The Absolute Bourgeoisie
The Bourgeois Betrayal
The Triumph of the Lumpen
The Swamp Flower
The Comedian King and the Beggar King
6. THE RISK OF ART	150
Cavalrymen and Comedians
The Duty of the Book
The Unknown Masterpiece
The Errant Science
The Testament of the Artist
III. THE PHILOSOPHER AND THE SOCIOLOGIST
7. THE MARXIST HORIZON	180
The Décor of Production
The Sun and the Horizon
The Paradoxes of Production
8. THE PHILOSOPHER'S WALL	193
The Tired Guardian
The Party, or Continuous Creation
The Dialectical Seal
The Philosopher's Window
The Worker at His Machine
The Absolute Weapon
The Sartrean King
The Philosopher and the Tyrant
Tanks in the Snow
The Parasitic Dialectic
The Little Dyer
The King without a Shadow
The Explosion on Canvas
A World without Workers?
9. THE SOCIOLOGIST KING	234
The Musician, the Chief, and the Dyer
The Science of Right Opinion
The Scissors and the Kettle
The Dye of the Shoemakers
The Denouncer Denounced
Epimenides the Cretan and Parmenides the Marxist
The Physician and His Patients
The Science of Practices
The Pianist, Peasants, and the Sociologist
The Vulgar Sociologist and the Distinguished Philosopher
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Communism and philosophy, Platonists, Philosophy, Marxist