TITLE

"Why Is There Nothing Rather Than Something?" -Less Than Nothing's New Metaphysics

AUTHOR(S)
Carew, Joseph
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
International Journal of Zizek Studies;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism of the book "Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism" by Slavoj Žižek is presented. It examines the metaphysics of the concept of nothing and discusses the consequences that would arise from metaphysical cataclysm which is reportedly the core of all being. It also explores how the limitations of nothing's metaphysics support the psychoanalysis of philosopher Jacques Lacan.
ACCESSION #
97158656

 

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