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Author Zizek, Slavoj.

Title In defense of lost causes / Slavoj Zizek.

Imprint London ; New York : Verso, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  199.4973 Z69i 2008    ---  Available
Description 504 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-491) and index.
Contents Introduction. Causa locuta, Roma finita -- Pt. 1, The state of things. Happiness and torture in the atonal world ; The family myth of ideology ; Radical intellectuals, or, Why Heidegger took the right step (albeit in the wrong direction) in 1933 -- Pt. 2, Lessons from the past. Revolutionary terror from Robespierre to Mao ; Stalinism revisited, or, How Stalin saved the humanity of man ; Why populism is (sometimes) good enough in practice, but not in theory -- Pt. 3, What is to be done? The crisis of determinate negation -- Alain Badiou, or, The violence of subtraction -- Unbehagen in der Natur.
Subject Postmodernism.
ISBN 9781844671083 (hbk.)
1844671089 (hbk.)
Standard No. NZ1 11113362
AU@ 000043126608

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