Sex and the Failed Absolute
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Published By Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN : 9781350043787
Category : Philosophy
Format : Hardback
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Sex and the Failed Absolute is to ieks corpus what Malevichs Black Square was to his artistic oeuvre.  In this watershed book, interweaving the odd couple of quantum physics and sexuality, iek offers readers the distilled essence of a new dialectical materialism.  This reinvents the very foundations of iekian ontology --Adrian Johnston, Professor and Chair of Philosophy, University of New Mexico, U.S.A

Slavoj iek is a Hegelian philosopher, a Lacanian psychoanalyst, and a Communist. He is International Director at the Birkbeck Institute for Humanities, University of London, UK, Visiting Professor at the New York University, USA, Eminent Scholar at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea and Senior Researcher at the Department of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He was born, is writing books, and will die. Slavoj Zizek is a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University, USA, and international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities of the University of London, UK. His recent books include The Courage of Hopelessness: Chronicles of a Year of Acting Dangerously (2017) and Disparities (Bloomsbury, 2016).


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