An A to Z of Theory | Walter Benjamin: Critique of the State

In the penultimate essay in his series on Walter Benjamin, Andrew Robinson examines the critique of the state in Benjamin\’s much-discussed “Critique of Violence”. Robinson explains why Benjamin saw the state as an expression of a fatalistic worldview, what kind of action he believed could destroy oppression, and what this means for the possibilities of diffuse social power.

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