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Contingency, Hegemony, Universality  :  Contemporary Dialogues on the Left - Slavoj Zizek

Contingency, Hegemony, Universality

Contemporary Dialogues on the Left

Paperback Published: 17th December 2010
ISBN: 9781844676682
Number Of Pages: 330

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The Hegelian legacy, Left strategy, and post-structuralism versus Lacanian psychoanalysis. A thought-provoking series brings together works by top left-wing intellectuals and covers everything from philosophy to politcal science to literary criticism.

About The Author

Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. He is a professor at the European Graduate School, International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, and a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. His books include First as Tragedy, Then as Farce; Iraq: The Borrowed Kettle; In Defence of Lost Causes; Welcome to the Desert of the Real, Living in the End Times, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Lacan But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock; and more.

Ernesto Laclau is Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex, and Distinguished Professor for Humanities and Rhetorical Studies at Northwestern University.

He is the author of, amongst other works, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy (with Chantal Mouffe), New Reflections of the Revolution of Our Time, The Populist Reason, Contingency, Hegemony, Universality (with Judith Butler and Slavoj Zizek), and Emancipation(s).

Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of The Psychic Life of Power, Excitable Speech, Bodies that Matter, Gender Trouble, Frames of War, and with Slavoj Zizek and Ernesto Laclau, Contingency, Hegemony, Universality.

ISBN: 9781844676682
ISBN-10: 1844676684
Series: Radical Thinkers
Audience: BAG
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 330
Published: 17th December 2010
Publisher: Verso Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.1  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised