By Geoffrey Holsclaw
Transcending topics: Augustine, Hegel and Theology engages the seminal figures of Hegel and Augustine round the topic of subjectivity, with attention towards the theology and politics of freedom.
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74 Žižek, The Ticklish Subject, 96 (bracket in original). 75 Slavoj Žižek, Belief (New York: Routledge, 2001), 121. 76 A recent exception is Thomas A. Lewis, Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), to whom we will turn in Chapter 3. 77 Žižek, The Fragile Absolute, 145. 78 Slavoj Žižek, Puppet and the Dwarf:The Perverse Core of Christianity (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003), 88. 42 Transcending Subjects 79 Another way of stating this criticism is by following Bruno Bosteels, who show how Žižek equivocates between Lacan and Badiou on the nature of subjectiv ity and the act, an equivocation between the Lacanian subject, which assumes the impossibility of subjectivity, and the Badiouian subject faithful to an event.
66 Žižek, The Ticklish Subject, 265–269. 67 Žižek, Sublime Object, 112–114, and The Ticklish Subject, 247–257. 68 See The Ticklish Subject, 366; Sublime Object, 230; The Indivisible Remainder, 163–165. 69 Žižek, The Ticklish Subject, 281. 70 Slavoj Žižek, Welcome to the Desert of the Real: Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates (New York:Verso, 2002), 99. 71 Žižek, The Ticklish Subject, 260–264. 72 Žižek, The Fragile Absolute, 148–150. 73 Žižek, The Ticklish Subject, 95. 74 Žižek, The Ticklish Subject, 96 (bracket in original).
Kant’s categorical imperative) because one can never exit these discursive institutions. In the process of justifying one’s actions one must always accept an opponent’s claim as a move within their own space of reasons, only then countering by offering and attempting to convince them of your alternative understanding of the issues. 38 Or we could say, these institutional positions are the evolving norma tive frameworks in which Geist produces itself, relating to itself as self‐legislating freedom.
Transcending Subjects: Augustine, Hegel, and Theology by Geoffrey Holsclaw