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The parallax view

Author: Slavoj Žižek
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.
Series: Short circuits.
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"A parallax can be defined as the apparent displacement of an object caused by a change in observational position. Author Slavoj Zizek is interested in the "parallax gap" separating two points between which no synthesis or mediation is possible, linked by an "impossible short circuit" of levels that can never meet. From this consideration of parallax, Zizek begins a rehabilitation of dialectical materialism. The  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Slavoj Žižek
ISBN: 0262240513 9780262240512
OCLC Number: 61361633
Description: ix, 433 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Dialectical materialism at the gates. The stellar parallax : the traps of ontological difference : The subject, this "inwardly circumcised Jew" --
Building blocks for a materialist theology. Interlude 1 : Kate's choice, or, the materialism of Henry James. The solar parallax : the unbearable lightness of being no one : The unbearable heaviness of being divine shit. Interlude 2 : Objet petit a in social links, or, the impasse of anti-anti-semitism. The lunar parallax : toward a politics of subtraction : From surplus-value to surplus-power --
The obscene knot of ideology, and how to untie it.
Series Title: Short circuits.
Responsibility: Slavoj Žižek.

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In Zizek's long-awaited magnum opus, he theorizes the "parallax gap" in the ontological, the scientific, and the political--and rehabilitates dialectical materialism.  Read more...

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