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The ticklish subject : the absent centre of political ontology

Author: Slavoj Žižek
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1999.
Series: Wo es war.
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By focusing on the Cartesian subject, this text explores ways in which to reformulate the politics of the Left in the area of global capitalism. In the process, the author touches on the work of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavoj Žižek
ISBN: 185984894X 9781859848944
OCLC Number: 40199845
Description: vi, 409 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A Spectre Is Haunting Western Academia ... --
The 'Night of the World' --
The Deadlock of Transcendental Imagination, or, Martin Heidegger as a Reader of Kant --
Heideggerian Political (Dis) Engagement --
Why Did Being and Time Remain Unfinished? --
The Trouble with Transcendental Imagination --
The Passage through Madness --
The Violence of Imagination --
The Monstrous --
Kant with David Lynch --
Kant's Acosmism --
The Hegelian Ticklish Subject --
What Is 'Negation of Negation'? --
The Dialectical Anamorphosis --
3, 4, 5 --
The Speculative Identity of Substance and Subject --
The Hegelian Forced Choice --
'Concrete Universality' --
'Rather than want nothing ... ' --
'Include me out!' --
Towards a Materialist Theory of Grace --
The Split Universality --
The Politics of Truth, or, Alain Badiou as a Reader of St Paul --
The Truth-Event ... --
... and Its Undecidability --
Truth and Ideology --
St Paul with Badiou --
Between the Two Deaths --
The Lacanian Subject --
The Master or the Analyst? --
Political Subjectivization and Its Vicissitudes --
Badiou, Balibar, Ranciere --
Hegemony and Its Symptoms --
Enter the Subject --
Why Are Ruling Ideas Not the Ideas of Those Who Rule? --
The Political and Its Disavowals --
The (Mis) Uses of Appearance --
Post-Politics --
Is There a Progressive Eurocentrism? --
The Three Universals --
Multiculturalism --
For a Leftist Suspension of the Law --
The Ambiguity of Excremental Identification --
Embracing the Act --
From Subjection to Subjective Destitution.
Series Title: Wo es war.
Responsibility: Slavoj Žižek.
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