The question is whether every ethical universality is necessarily based on the exclusion of the abyss of the neighbor, or whether, to the contrary, there might be a universality which does not exclude the neighbor. Our answer affirms the latter: namely, the universality grounded in the ‘part-of-no-part,’ the singular universality exemplified in those who are ‘out of place’ in it and as such directly stand for the universal dimension. (Slavoj Žižek, Living in the End Times, p. 124)

Introduction

Living in the End Times (2010) boldly predicts the demise of global capitalism. Žižek discerns four signs of the collapse of global capitalism: …

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Citation:
Wood, Kelsey. "Living in the End Times". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 27 March 2013
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