education-graphics_1080039aFrom his essay, “Between Politics and Metaphyics: Reflections in the wake of Gillian Rose:

The price of post-realism is ‘post-political’ withdrawl, itself an unquestionably political strategy refusing to know itself.  The authentically political, the project of continually challenging localised and incommunicable discourses about human interest, arises our of a commitment to thought in a certain mode, thought aware of its own production, its own vulnerability and its own commitment to risk: This carries an account of reality-as-such, not in the sense of talk of unreal objects or invisible but discussable entites, but in the sense that it uncovers what we cannot but do if we are concerned with truthfulness (Wrestling with Angels, 68).