This essay examines three main aspects of Slavoj Žižek’s book. Beyond interpretation, we also aim for a constructive account of what novel insights might emerge from critically examining Žižek’s efforts in this book. (1) One aspect of his text is his continuing insistence on the goal of a newly re-conceived Communism, so named, e.g., in remarks about ecological threats (65) and in the concluding section, “Why I Am Still A Communist” (212; 218). Žižek’s goal is Communism, but supposedly not the authoritarian variety of communism that emerged in the twentieth century (213). In Žižek’s view, Communism must be invented to deal with contemporary problems attributable to global capitalism (2).
Sankowski, Edward and Harris, Betty J.
"Disorder in Heaven and on Earth: Heaven in Disorder Slavoj Žižek. OR Books, New York and London, 2021. pp. 240.,"
International Dialogue: Vol. 12, Article 6.
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