On Belief (2001)

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On Belief (Thinking in Action) - Slavoj Zizek
Slavoj Zizek
Author: Slavoj Zizek
File type: pdf
Series: Thinking in Action
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2001
Language: English
ISBN: 9780415255325,0415255325
Time Added: Wed Feb 13 2019 13:56:50 GMT+0300 (MSK)
Author: Slavoj Zizek
File type: pdf
Size: 7 mb
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Pages: 88
Id: 311480
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Bibtex: "Slavoj Zizek",
"On Belief (Thinking in Action)"
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This is one of the my favorites by Zizek (the other being The Fragile Absolute). Zizek is a master at diagnosing the contemporary game for what it is: synthetic, gnostic, and without meaning (Nietzsche wins?!). Yet, he does so in a way that provides, perhaps theoretically, some sort of intellectual resources for how to go beyond our dual fascination with all things material and, paradoxically, immaterial. Plus, he is just a fun read. He is one of few writers that I genuinely can return to time and time again (even if it is to discover exactly where I disagree with him).