Badiou, Zizek, and Political Transformations: The Cadence of Change

Author:   Adrian Johnston ,  Anthony J. Steinbock
Publisher:   Northwestern University Press
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Pages:   312
Publication Date:   15 November 2009
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Author:   Adrian Johnston ,  Anthony J. Steinbock
Publisher:   Northwestern University Press
Imprint:   Northwestern University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.80cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.567kg
ISBN:  

9780810125698


ISBN 10:   0810125692
Pages:   312
Publication Date:   15 November 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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<i> Badiou, Zi&#382;ek, and Political Transformations</i> examines a topic mostly ignored by philosophers, left to pre-theoretical pragmatic considerations: how does a political transformation occur, what is its inherent logic? Johnston mobilizes his vast knowledge of German Idealism and of psychoanalysis and provides a detailed account of how changes are prepared, explode, are repeated, delayed or missed. There simply is no other way to put it: with his last book, Johnston confirmed himself as the leading political philosopher--not only of the younger generation, but of them all. --Slavoj Zi&#382;ek</p>


Badiou, i ek, and Political Transformations examines a topic mostly ignored by philosophers, left to pre-theoretical pragmatic considerations: how does a political transformation occur, what is its inherent logic? Johnston mobilizes his vast knowledge of German Idealism and of psychoanalysis and provides a detailed account of how changes are prepared, explode, are repeated, delayed or missed. There simply is no other way to put it: with his last book, Johnston confirmed himself as the leading political philosopher not only of the younger generation, but of them all. Slavoj i ek


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Adrian Johnston is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, USA, and an assistant teaching analyst at the Emory Psychoanalytic Institute in Atlanta, USA. He is author, most recently, of Zizek Ontology: A Transcendental Materialist Theory of Subjectivity (2008), also from Northwestern University Press.

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