Probably the main recognized dwelling thinker, Slavoj Žižek explores the which means of occasions during this brief and digestible book
An occasion will be an incidence that shatters traditional lifestyles, an intensive political rupture, a metamorphosis of truth, a non secular trust, the upward push of a brand new paintings shape, or an severe event resembling falling in love.
Taking us on a visit that forestalls at diversified definitions of occasion, Žižek addresses basic questions reminiscent of: are all issues attached? How a lot are we brokers of our personal fates? Which stipulations has to be met for us to understand whatever as relatively present? In an international that’s regularly altering, is whatever new fairly taking place? Drawing on references from Plato to arthouse cinema, the massive Bang to Buddhism, Event is a trip into philosophy at its most enjoyable and user-friendly.