Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left ( Radical Thinkers) [Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau, Slavoj Zizek] on JUDITH BUTLER, ERNESTO LACLAU Judith Butler, Ernesto Ladau, Slavoj Ztzek Restaging the Universal: Hegemony and the Limits of Formalism. 11 bravado, Zizek then suggests that this Lacanian notion can be easily. Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left [ Book Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Zizek, Contingency, Hegemony, .
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Don’t have an account? Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It’s an intersting collaboration in many ways–what I got out of it mainly was a better understanding of hegemony, which seems to me an incredibly powerful concept.
The Psychic Life of Power: Judith Butler is an American post-structuralist and feminist philosopher who has contributed to the fields of feminism, queer theory, political philosophy and ethics. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
Laclau was the most compelling, Zizek the best at argument, Butler pretty much forgettable. In this btler project, Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Zizek engage in a dialogue on central questions of contignency philosophy and politics.
Zizek presses the other two to be more active activists and take a more positive political stance–they do not do so, instead noting that he also does not do so. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
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The first pages state questions which each of them ask the others and want themselves to deal with. Verso; Second Edition edition January 10, Language: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Second Universzlity Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Mar 15, Adam rated it it was ok. Butler received her Ph. ForLaclau,whofindshimself closerthanButlertoZi2ekon certaintheoretical issues likeLacanianpsychoanalysis and structural lin- This content downloaded from Observing Butler, Laclau, and Zizek engage with one another and defend themselves is interesting, but their arguments can sometimes be esoteric, especially Butler’s within her first essay.
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Reading all three philosophers debating about where they agree and disagree helped get three perspectives on each writer. Her research ranges from literary theory, modern philosophical fiction, feminist and sexuality studies, to 19th- and 20th-century European literature and philosophy, Kafka and loss, and mourning and war.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Ticklish Subject S. In a rather innovative experiment, each author contributes three rounds of essays that comment on and critique the work of the other two. Selected pages Title Page.
Contemporary Dialogues on the Left by Judith Butler. Mar 21, Nuit rated it it was amazing. Forherownpart,ButlerseesinZizeka highly problematic modeof politicaltheorizing: Had the scholars focused more upon their readers and less upon each other, I feel as if some of the argumentation would be more compelling because there would be less ambiguity of what is meant when the scholars refer to particular concepts with the conviction that their readership will already know everything they mean.
Request removal from index. Their essays, organized as separate contributions that respond to one another, range over the Hegelian legacy in contemporary critical theory, the theoretical dilemmas of multiculturalism, the universalism-versus-particularism debate, the strategies of the Left in a globalized economy, and the relative merits of post-structuralism and Lacanian psychoanalysis for a critical social theory.
Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Their essays, organized as separate contributions that respond to one another, range over the Hegelian legacy in contemporary critical theory, the theoretical dilemmas of multiculturalism, the universalism-versus-particularism debate, the strategies of the Left in a globalized economy, and the relative merits of post-structuralism and Lacanian psychoanalysis for a critical social theory.
He not only has some extremely provocative ideas about “chains of equivalents” as the way to unify social movements, but also manifested some really astute criticism of Zizek that had crossed my mind reading Z’s previous works. Don’t waste your time if you aren’t somewhat familiar with these authors, and even if you are, it might be a slog at times. Contingency, Contestation and Hegemony: History of Western Philosophy.
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Yes this is a difficult book, but it is an absolute must read for those who are follwing the theoretical developments of post-strucuralism on the progressive left. Capitalism and Schizophrenia Penguin Classics. The problem maybe thatsexis doingtoomuchworkinthisbook,indeed,supplanting pol- iticsaltogether “sexualityis notthesubjectofpoliticalintervention orcon- trolbutis itselfa politics”[p.
Thus,”articulation” is different from”coalitionpolitics,”theputative pana- cea forthepoliticalcrisisassociatedwithidentity politics.