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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Nov 21, Matt Sautman rated it really liked it. Some may accuse these thinkers of accomplishing nothing more than the splitting of increasingly fine hairs–but if these debates prove anything it is that one’s theoretical orientations can have a dramatic universakity on one’s political activity.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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. Buy the selected items together This item: More than once I was extremely lost.

Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left

Linda Zerilli Review by: This was not an easy book. The premise of this text is fascinating- 3 scholars with similar views lay down three different philosophical tracts that contain similar notions but contradict about particular premises. Don’t waste your time if you aren’t somewhat familiar with zisek authors, and even if you are, it might be a slog at times. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Explore the Home Gift Guide.


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Help Center Find new research papers in: Quotes from Contingency, Hege Dec 13, Siti Enha rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Zizzek July 17th by Verso first published May 18th Pages using deprecated image syntax Pages to import images to Wikidata. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new forms of scholarship.

Contemporary Dialogues uniiversality the Left by Judith Butler. Part of the Radical Thinkers series.

Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left by Judith Butler

I would not suggest to read it, if you are not familiar with their works separately. Had the scholars focused more upon their readers and less hegempny 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.

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Lots of repetition, but useful as a companion piece to their other texts. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Setup an account with your affiliations in hwgemony to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. This book had me massaging my temples in desperate attempts to comprehend Verso Books 03 September Mar 15, Adam rated it it was ok.


With writing as dense as Zizek’s or Butler’s, this helped round out my understanding a bit.

It was also interesting to read Laclau for the first time. Butiftheuniversal is necessary, itis also impossi- ble: Oct universaljty, Torgeir Fjeld rated it it was ok. Log In Sign Up. Hegelian Reflections in Twentieth-Century France.

Theyareappropriately criticalofparochialformsofmulticulturalism univerwality notlosesightofthepoliticalfactthatthedemandfortherecognition ofdiffer- enceis anunderstandable reaction tothefailedpromiseofa certain universal- ism. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. They are prone, like most academics involved in such dense, insular conversations, to getting stuck in some petty squabbles and calling each other Crypto-Kantians. Lists with This Book.

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This is not a bad thing necessarily, but it can catch someone off guard easily. Get to Know Us. This book is helpful in outlining the importance of the concept of universality in contemporary left discourse.

Is there always something that escapes us, even if we don’t believe in “always”?