Event: A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept

Event: A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept

Probably the main well-known dwelling thinker, Slavoj Žižek explores the which means of occasions during this brief and digestible book

An occasion could be an prevalence that shatters usual existence, a thorough political rupture, a metamorphosis of truth, a spiritual trust, the upward push of a brand new artwork shape, or an extreme event comparable to falling in love.

Taking us on a visit that forestalls at diversified definitions of occasion, Žižek addresses primary questions reminiscent of: are all issues hooked up? How a lot are we brokers of our personal fates? Which stipulations needs to be met for us to understand whatever as relatively current? In a global that’s continually altering, is whatever new fairly taking place? Drawing on references from Plato to arthouse cinema, the massive Bang to Buddhism, Event is a trip into philosophy at its most enjoyable and hassle-free.

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