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- Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95
Philosophical materialism in all its forms ? from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism ? has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj Žižek?s argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work. Recent history has seen developments such as quantum physics... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 17.95
Liberals and conservatives proclaim the end of the American holiday from history. Now the easy games are over; one should take sides. Žižek argues this is precisely the temptation to be resisted. In such moments of apparently clear choices, the real alternatives are most hidden. Welcome to the Desert of the Real steps back, complicating the choices... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 9.95
?We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is used to hearing G flat.? In an extraordinary exchange of letters, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, imprisoned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 19.95
Hoe kunnen we nog geloven en regels hebben in dit postmoderne tijdperk waarin naar verluidt niets is om in te geloven en geen regels zijn. De beroemde filosoof en onstuitbaar cultuurcriticus Slavoj Zizek daagt iedereen uit in dit overtuigende en adembenemende nieuwe boek. In Geloof , dat van 'cyberspace-denken' tot de paradox van het 'westerse boeddhisme'... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 26.95
What is the basis of belief in an era when globalization, multiculturalism and big business are the new religion? Slavoj Zizek, renowned philosopher and irrepressible cultural critic takes on all comers in this compelling and breathless new book. From 'cyberspace reason' to the paradox that is 'Western Buddhism', On Belief gets behind the contours... more...
- Picador 2008; US$ 16.99
Philosopher, cultural critic, and agent provocateur Slavoj ?i?ek constructs a fascinating new framework to look at the forces of violence in our world. Using history, philosophy, books, movies, Lacanian psychiatry, and jokes, Slavoj ?i?ek examines the ways we perceive and misperceive violence. Drawing from his unique cultural vision, ?i?ek brings... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 28.99
Catherine Malabou, Antonio Negri, John D. Caputo, Bruno Bosteels, Mark C. Taylor, and Slavoj ?i?ek join seven others?including William Desmond, Katrin Pahl, Adrian Johnston, Edith Wyschogrod, and Thomas A. Lewis?to apply Hegel's thought to twenty-first-century philosophy, politics, and religion. Doing away with claims that the evolution of thought... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 26.95
With a new introduction by the author In this deliciously polemical work, a giant of cultural theory immerses himself in the ideas of a giant of French thought. In his inimical style, Zizek links Deleuze's work with both Oedipus and Hegel, figures from whom the French philosopher distanced himself. Zizek turns some Deleuzian concepts around in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 37.95
The title is just the first of many startling asides, observations and insights that fill this guide to Hollywood on the Lacanian psychoanalyst?s couch - a thrilling guide to cinema and psychoanalysis from the last giant of cultural theory in the twenty-first century. more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 15.95
Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. While protesters in New York, Cairo, London, and Athens took to the streets in pursuit of emancipation, obscure destructive fantasies inspired the world?s racist populists in places as far apart as Hungary and Arizona, achieving a horrific... more...