The Parallax View (Slavoj Zizek) soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Cambridge & London: The MIT Press, 2006, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: The Parallax View is Slavoj Zizeks most substantial theoretical work to appear in many years; Zizek himself describes it as his magnum opus. A parallax can be defined as the apparent displacement of an object caused by a change in observational position. Zizek is interested in the parallax gap separating two points between which no synthesis or mediation is possible, linked by an impossible short circuit of levels that can never meet. From this consideration of parallax, Zizek begins a rehabilitation of dialectical materialism.
Modes of parallax can be seen in different domains of theory today, from the wave-particle duality…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper which has a small stain to the verso of the foot of the lower panel. Top edge of the text block spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.
Quarter-bound Light Brown on Dark Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 433 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Philosophy catalogue?