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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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The book is set up as a debate.

It’s a strangely confused, confusing, and inconclusive book. In order to focus more closely on their theoretical differences and similaritiesthey decided to produce a book in which all three would contribute three essays each, with the authors’ respective second and third essays responding to the points of dispute raised by the earlier essays.

This entry has no external links. To ask other readers questions about Contingency, Hegemony, Universalityplease sign up. Very strange book–courageous, but disappointing conitngency many ways. The Ticklish Subject S. Dec 04, Aelia added it.

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The attempt, at the end, to present the failure to conclude anything as a theoretical triumph is a bit hollow. WhatLaclaucalls hegemony is thestruggle tooccupytheplaceoftheuniversal, “toassumethe representation ofthechainofthewhole.

This is contingehcy all debates on the left should be done. Cushing – – University of Chicago Press. I just looked at the other reviews for this book, and I wonder what it means that like half of the people listing it on GoodReads are named Adam.


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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Indeed,Zi2ek’s accountofuniversalism starts tolooksuspiciously likethatofdisenchanted leftists likeRichardRortyandToddGitlin ,whoconceptualize class strug- gle as morefundamental and universalin itsaimsthananyotherformof politicalstruggle. Indeed, I myself postponed reading this book for several years until I had done enough prepatory reading, This book will be difficult for people who are burler at least decently familiar with the theoretical work of each of the authors engaged in dialogue here.

Pages using deprecated image syntax Pages to import images to Wikidata. Find it on Scholar. Politicaltheorists, forwhom thenamesLaclau, Butler,and Zi2ekare associatedwitha formof theory called poststructuralism,mightexpecta predictable answer. Hegemony And Socialist Strategy: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Contemporary Dialogues on the Left by Judith Butler. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Click here to sign up. 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.

Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left

Universality of Validity and the Contingency of Law in Rousseau. Write a customer review. Butler, I thought, asked some good questions about universality that are ignored throughout the rest of the volume, as are all her remarks about gender, which seem invisible to the others.


No eBook available Verso Amazon. My own view is that theory can underestimate the power of disciplinary barriers. Overall, I found it a worthwhile read. Bktler removal from index. Structure History and the Political. Contemporary Dialogues on the Left Radical Thinkers. She accusesZi2ek, thetheorist, of failingto attendto theparticular, subsuming itundera rule givenbytheory. In a compelling and unusual experiment, three eminent theorists engage in a dialogue on central questions of contemporary philosophy and politics.

What is the Lacanian Real? No keywords specified fix it. Verso- Philosophy – pages. Caasi Hawkins rated it really liked it Jul 04, The textprovidesan arrayof richesforreaderswhoareinterested ingaininggreater insight intotheplural- ityoftheories thatarelooselycollectedunderthesignofpoststructuralism. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

I wouldn’t recommend this volume to people who do not have a decent grounding already within philosophy, but the Laclau and Zizek entries are far more accessible than the rest. Furthermore, these philosophers in particular use the work of other philosophers – sometimes in the same way, sometimes in contradictory ways.