Agonism

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Ag´o`nism


n.1.Contention for a prize; a contest.
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To offer an alternative political avenue the approaches to politics articulated by agonistic pluralists Chantal Mouffe and Hannah Arendt are explored and supported as access points to environmental inclusion in political communities committed to celebrating rather than dealing with present conditions of plurality.
Thus, it is in considering this question and accepting that "[w]e can never be completely satisfied that we have made good choices since a decision in favour of some altemative is always at the detriment of another one" (Mouffe 2000:135) that green political theorists must engage if they are willing to accept the arguments articulated by agonistic pluralists.