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Myth and mayhem : a leftist critique of Jordan Peterson

Author: Ben Burgis; Conrad Bongard Hamilton; Matthew McManus; Marion Trejo
Publisher: Zero Books 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Jordan Peterson rocketed to fame in the 2010s and has preached on everything from the evils of postmodern neo-Marxism to the mating habits of lobsters ever since then. The Left has since leveled many criticisms about the Canadian psychologist, characterizing him as everything from an apologist for the alt-right to simply not being interesting or profound. Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Jordan B Peterson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Burgis; Conrad Bongard Hamilton; Matthew McManus; Marion Trejo
ISBN: 1789045541 9781789045543
OCLC Number: 1152331302
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Jordan Peterson as a symptom...of what? / Slavoj Žižek --
Introduction --
pt. I. Peterson, classical liberalism and post-modernism / Matthew McManus. 1. Intellectual roots ; 2. The generation of meaning ; 3. Jordan Peterson, classical liberalism and conservatism ; 4. The critique of the left ; 5. Conclusion --
pt. II. Peterson's reckoning with the left / Conrad Hamilton. Introduction ; 6. Peterson's showbiz roots, or from the lecture hall to Hollywood ; 7. Exoteric and Esoteric, OR the Terrible Intensity of Peterson ; 8. The spectre of post-modern neo-Marxism ; 9. The rebate of the century, OR How Žižek could've DESTROYED Peterson --
pt. III. Peterson on feminism and reason / Marion Trejo and Ben Burgis --
On Peterson's anti-feminism / Marion Trejo.
Responsibility: Ben Burgis, Conrad Bongard Hamilton, Matthew McManus, Marion Trejo.


Myth and Mayhem takes Jordan Peterson's work seriously while criticizing it from a leftist perspective; offering the most sustained theoretical and political critique thus far.  Read more...


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