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First as tragedy, then as farce /

"In this take-no-prisoners analysis, [the author] frames the moral failures of the modern world in terms of the epoch-making events of the first decade of this century. What he finds is the old one-two punch of history: the jab of tragedy, the righthook of farce. In the attacks of 9/11 and the...

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Main Author: Žižek, Slavoj.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London : Verso, 2009.
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245 1 0 |a First as tragedy, then as farce /  |c Slavoj Žižek. 
260 |a London :  |b Verso,  |c 2009. 
300 |a 157 p. ;  |c 20 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0 |a Capitalist socialism? -- Crisis as shock therapy -- The structure of enemy propaganda -- Human, all too human-- -- The "new spirit" of capitalism -- Between the two fetishisms -- Communism, again! -- The new enclosure of the commons -- Socialism or communism? -- The "public use of reason" -- --in Haiti -- The capitalist exception -- Capitalism with Asian values-- in Europe -- From profit to rent -- "We are the ones we have been waiting for." 
520 |a "In this take-no-prisoners analysis, [the author] frames the moral failures of the modern world in terms of the epoch-making events of the first decade of this century. What he finds is the old one-two punch of history: the jab of tragedy, the righthook of farce. In the attacks of 9/11 and the global credit crunch, liberalism died twice: as a political doctrine and as an economic theory"--P. [4] of cover. 
590 |a July10phi 
650 0 |a Globalization  |x Philosophy. 
650 0 |a Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009  |x Philosophy. 
650 0 |a September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  |x Influence. 
994 |a 92  |b PVU 
852 0 |b MAIN  |h HB501  |i .Z59 2009