Infrapolitics at the End of Aesth-Ethics: On Alberto Moreiras’ Recent Work


  • Jaime Rodríguez Matos California State University, Fresno



infrapolitics, temporality, Antigone, Lacan, structuralism, post-structuralism, Derrida, Moreiras, tragedy


In this paper I will offer a reading of Alberto Moreiras’ recently published books, but within the context of his life’s work as a whole: which I will consider from the point of view of a questioning of the idea of the time/ history difference. After briefly tracing that overarching concern in his early work, I move to a consideration of a move away from Hegelianism in the more recent publications. This non-Hegelianism is not simply an anti-Hegelian stance. Understanding the difference will take us into the true dimension of infrapolitics. This aspect of Moreiras’ contribution to contemporary debates will be illustrated by way of his paradoxical and unrecognizable Antigone.


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How to Cite

Rodríguez Matos, J. (2023) “Infrapolitics at the End of Aesth-Ethics: On Alberto Moreiras’ Recent Work”, Filozofija i društvo/Philosophy and Society. Belgrade, Serbia, 34(1), pp. 98–119. doi: 10.2298/FID2301098M.