Chapter One: Who Is Toni Negri, and Why Are They Saying Such Terrible Things About Him?
Militant and Professor
Humanism After the Death of Man
Chapter Two: A Critical Genealogy of the Modern StateÑIn Reverse
Descartes' Reasonable Ideology
Kant and the Formalists
Hegel and Beyond
Chapter Three: Workerism Between State and Party
The Workerist Matrix
Workers' Power and Autonomy
Negri Beyond Marx?
Chapter Four: From Solitude to Multitude
The Anomaly of Immanence
Poetics as Ontology
Chapter Five: Empire and Counter-Empire
From Imperialism to Empire
Empire Under Fire
Multitude and Commonwealth
Envoi: Time to Come
Jason Read, University of Southern Maine
"Sympathetic but not uncritical, carefully exploring the interplay of text and context, Tim Murphy's book promises to become the standard introduction to this exciting and controversial thinker."
Steve Wright, Monash University
"Murphy's book is remarkable, at once an overview of Negri's work while also providing a detailed analysis of its mainsprings. There has been nothing like this book, written in English of course, but with a mastery of the Italian source material, and with an ear deeply attuned to the thought of a truly great and creative Marxist thinker."
Kenneth Surin, Duke University