Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj iek explores the meaning of events in this short and digestible book
An event can be an occurrence that shatters ordinary life, a radical political rupture, a transformation of reality, a religious belief, the rise of a new art form, or an intense experience such as falling in love.
Taking us on a trip that stops at different definitions of event, iek addresses fundamental questions such as: are all things connected? How much are we agents of our own fates? Which conditions must be met for us to perceive something as really existing? In a world that's constantly changing, is anything new really happening? Drawing on references from Plato to arthouse cinema, the Big Bang to Buddhism, Event is a journey into philosophy at its most exciting and elementary.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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|Size: ||2.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||Melville House|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781612194127 (DRM-EPUB)|
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