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Absolute Recoil Towards a New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism

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ISBN-10: 1784781991

ISBN-13: 9781784781996

Edition: 2015

Authors: Slavoj Zizek

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Philosophical materialism in all its forms - from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism - has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj Žižek's argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work. Recent history has seen developments such as quantum physics and Freudian psychoanalysis, not to speak of the failure of twentieth-century communism, shake our understanding of existence.In the process, the dominant tradition in Western philosophy lost its moorings. To bring materialism up to date, Žižek - himself a committed materialist and communist - proposes a radical revision of our intellectual…    
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 10/6/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.44" wide x 8.27" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English