The Courage of Hopelessness

A Year of Acting Dangerously
Product Number: EB00704653
Released: Feb 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781612197074
Publisher: Melville House
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Description

In THE COURAGE OF HOPELESSNESS, maverick philosopher Slavoj Zizek returns to explore today's ideological, political and economic battles, and asks whether radical change is possible. In these troubled times, even the most pessimistic diagnosis of our future ends with an uplifting hint that things might not be as bad as all that, that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Yet, argues Slavoj Zizek, it is only when we have admitted to ourselves that our situation is completely hopeless - that the light at the end of the tunnel is in fact the headlight of a train - that fundamental change can be brought about.

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Author(s): Slavoj Zizek
Original Publish Date: Feb 06, 2018

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