The Universal Exception

The Universal Exception

by Slavoj Zizek
     
 

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Slavoj Žižek is one of the world's foremost cultural commentators: a prolific writer and thinker, whose adventurous, unorthodox and wide-ranging writings have won him a unique place as one of the most high profile thinkers of our time. The Universal Exception brings together some of Žižek's most vivid writings on politics. Bringing

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Overview

Slavoj Žižek is one of the world's foremost cultural commentators: a prolific writer and thinker, whose adventurous, unorthodox and wide-ranging writings have won him a unique place as one of the most high profile thinkers of our time. The Universal Exception brings together some of Žižek's most vivid writings on politics. Bringing together high theory, popular culture and passionate engagement with politics, Žižek here brings us startlingly new perspectives on such topics as multiculturalism, capitalism and Bill Gates, the revolutionary potential of Stalinism, the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

Including a glossary of key terms, the Bloomsbury Revelations edition also includes a new preface by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781472570079
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/18/2014
Series:
Bloomsbury Revelations Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
597,518
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Slavoj Žižek is one of the world's leading contemporary cultural critics and a hugely prolific author. He is Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and Visiting Professor at the New School for Social Research, New York, USA.

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