Portrait of Chantal Mouffe

Philosopher and political scientist

Chantal Mouffe (Charleroi, Belgium, 1943), philosopher and political scientist, is a Professor of Political Theory at the University of Westminster, and has held lecturing and research positions in European and American universities. 

She is known for her books Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics (1985), which she co-authored with Ernesto Laclau, The Democratic Paradox (2000) and On the Political (2005), which have made her a reference point in contemporary political philosophy. Her more recent publications include Agonistics. Thinking The World Politically (2013) and For a Left Populism (2018).

Articles by Chantal Mouffe

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An uncertain futureWhich future for democratic politics

We are up against a crisis of neoliberal hegemony that could pave the way for authoritarian governments, but that can also present the opportunity to restore and strengthen democratic...

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