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Absolute recoil : towards a new foundation of dialectical materialism

  title={Absolute recoil : towards a new foundation of dialectical materialism},
  author={Slavoj Žižek},
  • Slavoj Žižek
  • Published 2014
  • Philosophy
  • "In this major new work the leading philosopher Slavoj Zizek argues that philosophical materialism has failed to meet the key scientific, theoretical and political challenges of the modern world, from relativity theory and quantum physics to Freudian psychoanalysis and the failure of twentieth-century Communism. To bring materialism up to date, Zizek proposes a new foundation for dialectical materialism. He argues that dialectical materialism is the only true philosophical inheritor of what… CONTINUE READING
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