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The End of the World as We Know it

Julie McCarroll29 November 2010

Ron Jacobs weighs in on Žižek's Living in the End Times in Counterpunch this weekend, calling the book "Fascinating ... an adventure":

The rock star philosopher examines the state of things on planet earth early in the twenty-first century. By dividing his analysis into what grief counselors call the five stages of grief, Žižek looks closely at the nature of the problem—capitalism and its culture. He examines the causes by traveling through Western philosophy and holds the entire dilemma up against the critical facilities of Marx and Engels. The journey is fascinating ...

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