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Auteur: Robespierre, Maximilien & Slavoj Zizek
Titel: Virtue and terror
Sub titel: Maximilien Robespierre

Robespierre's defense of the French Revolution remains one of the most powerful and unnerving justifications for political violence ever written, and has extraordinary resonance in a world obsessed with terrorism and appalled by the language of its proponents. Yet today, the French Revolution is celebrated as the event which gave birth to a nation built on the principles of enlightenment… So how should a contemporary audience approach Robespierre's vindication of revolutionary terror? Zizek takes a helter-skelter route through these contradictions, marshalling all the breadth of analogy for which he is famous.
2007, 154 pag., Euro 13,95
Verso, London, ISBN 9781844675845


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