[Ebook] Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism By Slavoj Žižek – Rvtrek.info

Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism In Trouble In Paradise, Slavoj Zizek, One Of Our Most Famous, Most Combative Philosophers, Explains How By Drawing On The Ideas Of Communism, We Can Find A Way Out Of The Crisis Of Capitalism There Is Obviously Trouble In The Global Capitalist Paradise But Why Do We Find It So Difficult To Imagine A Way Out Of The Crisis We Re In It Is As If The Trouble Feeds On Itself The March Of Capitalism Has Become Inexorable, The Only Game In Town Setting Out To Diagnose The Condition Of Global Capitalism, The Ideological Constraints We Are Faced With In Our Daily Lives, And The Bleak Future Promised By This System, Slavoj Zizek Explores The Possibilities And The Traps Of New Emancipatory Struggles Drawing Insights From Phenomena As Diverse As Gangnam Style To Marx, The Dark Knight To Thatcher, Trouble In Paradise Is An Incisive Dissection Of The World We Inhabit, And The New Order To Come


About the Author: Slavoj Žižek

Slavoj i ek is a Slovene sociologist, philosopher, and cultural critic He was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia then part of SFR Yugoslavia He received a Doctor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Ljubljana and studied psychoanalysis at the University of Paris VIII with Jacques Alain Miller and Fran ois Regnault In 1990 he was a candidate with the party Liberal Democracy of Slovenia for Presidency of the Republic of Slovenia an auxiliary institution, abolished in 1992 Since 2005, i ek has been a member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts i ek is well known for his use of the works of 20th century French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan in a new reading of popular culture He writes on many topics including the Iraq War, fundamentalism, capitalism, tolerance, political correctness, globalization, subjectivity, human rights, Lenin, myth, cyberspace, postmodernism, multiculturalism, post marxism, David Lynch, and Alfred Hitchcock In an interview with the Spanish newspaper El Pa s he jokingly described himself as an orthodox Lacanian Stalinist In an interview with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now he described himself as a Marxist and a Communist.



10 thoughts on “Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism

  1. says:

    When Thatcher was asked about her greatest achievement, she promptly answered New Labour Risking an air of redundancy, Trouble in Paradise is troubling, concerning, topical and immediate Cobbled from pieces i ek wrote for periodicals largely the Guardian and the LRB I had read most of them previously there


  2. says:

    Once I d finally finished the first draft of my PhD thesis, all 79,659 words of it, the first book I decided to read was by Slavoj i ek From this I infer that academia has warped my brain, possibly for life I found Trouble in Paradise a great deal easier to read than Living in the End Times, for several reasons Fi


  3. says:

    Note to self Do not read anySlavoj Zizek If tempted, repeat the wordtransfunctionalizationuntil comatose.I forget why I thought I needed to read this, it was something to do with harsh words about globalization and the banking crisis, I think Much of what Zizek says may well be sharp and provocative, but he doesn t take a


  4. says:

    Reading this at my desk while I worked for a financial services company felt like an open act of rebellion, the equivalent of a 15 year old boy watching porn on his iPad in the living room while his parents watch Escape to the Country with vacant expressions After reading Mr Zizek s book I still dont know how to better organise t


  5. says:

    i ek jerks off to words for two hundred pages.If there was a point he was trying to communicate besides how very clever he is for managing to fit so much vocabulary into a paragraph, I wasn t able or willing to extract it.


  6. says:

    To use his own description a tartle I can t remember what his point is


  7. says:

    if moderate liberal forces continue to ignore the radical left, they will generate an insurmountable fundamentalist wave


  8. says:

    At the time of writing Marianne Williamson, a spiritual self help author and a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, remarked that US politics is gripped by dark psychic forces predictably stunning TV audiences and lighting up social media platforms The unconventional to say the least wording resonated with some viewers and mystified pundits who tried to ridi


  9. says:

    What I like about Zizek, and this book, is that the reader is not taken for granted, his intelligence and capacity to comprehend are never underestimated Zizek tells it the way he sees it like it is, and does not dispense with the wealth of information and understanding of his mind The book, in fact, while rich in analysis of diverse cultural and political phenomena, d


  10. says:

    I like reading Zizek because of his novelty, his agility, his acuity, and his range Not everything sticks nor do I agree with everything, but I greatly admire him and I value his insights Here, he limits his topics to capitalism and communism and it should be no surprise that he supports the communist but how he supports it is invigorating After reading this, I want to readG K


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