West Hollywood Lecture Series: 'Democracy in America'
West Hollywood Library, City Council Chambers
CRITICAL STUDIES: Dick Howard works on aspects of political philosophy and contemporary political thought, as well as the history of political thought. He is a frequent political commentator on French and Canadian radio and television. Among his books are The Marxian Legacy (1977), Defining the Political (1989), The Politics of Critique (1989), From Marx to Kant(1993), Political Judgments (1996) and The Specter of Democracy(2002).
Martín Plot teaches in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Buenos Aires, an M.A. from the Institute for Advanced Social Studies (UNSAM), and a Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research. He has published widely in the fields of social theory and political and aesthetic thought.