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Living in the end times

Author: Slavoj Žižek
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised, updated paperback editionView all editions and formats
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There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. Slavoj Žižek has identified the four horsemen of this coming apocalypse: the worldwide ecological crisis; imbalances within the economic system; the biogenetic revolution; and exploding social divisions and ruptures. But, he asks, if the end of capitalism seems to many like the end of the world, how is it possible for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavoj Žižek
ISBN: 9781844677023 1844677028
OCLC Number: 706029483
Description: xv, 504 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Denial : the liberal utopia --
Interlude 1. Hollywood today : report from an ideological battlefield --
Anger : the actuality of the theologico-political --
Interlude 2. Reverberations of the crisis in a multi-centric world --
Bargaining : the return of the critique of political economy --
Interlude 3. The architectural parallax --
Depression : the neuronal trauma, or, the rise of the proletarian cogito --
Interlude 4. Apocalypse at the gates --
Acceptance : the cause regained.
Responsibility: Slavoj Žižek.

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A iA ek analyses the end of the world at the hands of the 'four riders of the apocalypse'.  Read more...
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Fierce brilliance - scintillating.A" Steven Poole, Guardian The most dangerous philosopher in the West.A" New Republic A iA ek is to today what Jacques Derrida was to the 80s: the thinker of choice Read more...

 
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