The Subject, This

The Subject, This "Inwardly Circumcised Jew": A BIT of The Parallax View

by The MIT Press
     
 

Parallax can be defined as the apparent displacement of an object, caused by a change in observational position. Slavoj Žižek 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. In this BIT, Žižek draws on Lacan, F.…  See more details below

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Parallax can be defined as the apparent displacement of an object, caused by a change in observational position. Slavoj Žižek 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. In this BIT, Žižek draws on Lacan, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kant, Hegel, and Marx to explore the philosophical implications of parallax.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262318778
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/10/2014
Series:
MIT Press BITS
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
82
File size:
356 KB

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