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Event by Slavoj Zizek

Event

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Event by Slavoj Zizek
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Aug 26, 2014 | 192 Pages
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“‘The biggest event of the year!’ ‘Don’t miss this event!’ There is a part of all of us that perks up at the mention of an ‘event.’ I am very curious about the philosophical analysis of events (what is an event, really?) and their role in our modern lives, and I can’t wait to dive into this quick read.”
Barnes & Noble Book Blog

“The giant of Ljubljana provides the best intellectual high since Anti-Oedipus.”
The Village Voice

“The most formidably brilliant exponent of psychoanalysis, indeed of cultural theory in general, to have emerged in many decades.”
Terry Eagleton

“Unafraid of confrontation and with a near limitless grasp of pop symbolism.”
The Times

“Žižek is a thinker who regards nothing as outside his field: the result is deeply interesting and provocative.”
Guardian

“Žižek leaves no social or cultural phenomenon untheorized, and is master of the counterintuitive observation.”
The New Yorker

Table Of Contents

Timetable

All Aboard: Event In Transit

Stop 1: Framing, Reframing, Enframing

Stop 2: Felix Culpa

Stop 3: Buddhism Naturalized

Stop 4: The Three Events Of Philosophy

Connection 4.1: Truth Hurts

Connection 4.2: The Evental Self

Connection 4.3: La vérité surgit de la méprise

Stop 5: The Three Events Of Psychoanalysis

Connection 5.1: The Real: Confronting The Thing

Connection 5.2: The Symbolic: The New Harmony

Connection 5.3: The Imaginary: The Three Splashes

Stop 6: The Undoing Of An Event

Final Destination: ‘Nota Bene!’

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