Malcolm Bull: Slavoj Žižek, 25 January 2001
Show More The Fragile Absolute or why is the christian legacy worth fighting for? by Slavoj Žižek.
Verso, 182 pp., £16, June 2000, 1 85984 770 6Show More
“... the ‘mysterious emergence of transcendental spontaneity’ from the negative gesture with Alain Badiou’s Truth-Event – an unpredictable happening that reveals the repressed truth of the existing situation. Events like Adam’s Fall, Christ’s death, and the French and Russian Revolutions are negative gestures which undermine the prevailing ...”