Žižek, Slavoj

$347.00 MXN


Philosopher, cultural critic, and agent provocateur Slavoj Zizek constructs a fascinating new framework to look at the forces of violence in our world. Using history, philosophy, books, movies, Lacanian psychiatry, and jokes, Slavoj Zizek examines the ways we perceive and misperceive violence. Drawing from his unique cultural vision, Zizek brings new light to the Paris riots of 2005; he questions the permissiveness of violence in philanthropy; in daring terms, he reflects on the powerful image and determination of contemporary terrorists. Violence, Zizek states, takes three forms--subjective (crime, terror), objective (racism, hate-speech, discrimination), and systemic (the catastrophic effects of economic and political systems)--and often one form of violence blunts our ability to see the others, raising complicated questions. Does the advent of capitalism and, indeed, civilization cause more violence than it prevents? Is there violence in the simple idea of the neighbour? And could the appropriate form of action against violence today simply be to contemplate, to think? Beginning with these and other equally contemplative questions, Zizek discusses the inherent violence of globalization, capitalism, fundamentalism, and language, in a work that will confirm his standing as one of our most erudite and incendiary modern thinkers.

St. Martin's Press
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Otros libros del autor

  • Mad World
    Zizek, Slavoj
    In a characteristically explosive barrage, Ljubljana’s most famous philosopher takes a passionate stance on the war in Ukraine, surveys the latest Hollywood blockbusters, and delivers detonations into a range of contemporary issues, from sexual politics in India to the prospects for a new Cold War. Ever attentive to moments where the bizarre and the epic join forces, among the ...

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  • Hegel y el cerebro conectado
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    Una nueva y radical interpretación žižekiana de Hegel —el hombre y su obra—, un gigante de la filosofía que cambiará nuestra forma de pensar en la era poshumana en la que nos adentramos.Lejos de ser un estudio corriente, Hegel y el cerebro conectado nos muestra nuestro mundo actual bajo una perspectiva hegeliana. Slavoj Žižek analiza las consecuencias de la creación de un víncu...

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  • Incontinencia del vacío
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    Incontinencia del vacío, de Slavoj Žižek. El filósofo hace un recorrido por los determinantes del pensamiento del mundo actual, a través de tres ejes: la dimensión universal de la filosofía, la particular de la diferencia sexual y la dimensión singular de la economía.Sagaz, provocador y ambicioso como acostumbra, Žižek explora en este libro los intersticios entre campos del sab...

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  • Surplus-Enjoyment
    Zizek, Slavoj
    Contemporary life is defined by excess. There must always be more, there is never enough. We need a surplus to what we need to be able to truly enjoy what we have. Slavoj Žižek's guide to surplus (and why it's enjoyable) begins by arguing that what is surplus to our needs is by its very nature unsubstantial and unnecessary. But, perversely, without this surplus, we wouldn't be ...

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  • Como un ladrón en pleno día
    Como un ladrón en pleno día, de Slavoj Žižek, el filósofo esloveno advierte que con la automatización del trabajo, la virtualización del dinero, la disipación de las comunidades de clases y el surgimiento del trabajo intelectual e inmaterial, el edificio capitalista global está comenzando a desmoronarse, más rápidam...

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  • El sexo y el fracaso del absoluto
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