skip to content
Living in the end times Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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
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...
You are not connected to the University of Cape Town Libraries network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Off-campus access
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


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.


A iA ek analyses the end of the world at the hands of the 'four riders of the apocalypse'.  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

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...

User-contributed reviews


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.