Dread: The Dizziness of Freedom by Juha ZelfdeDread: The Dizziness of Freedom by Juha Zelfde

Dread: The Dizziness of Freedom

EditorJuha ZelfdeText byTimo Arnall, James Bridle

Paperback | February 28, 2014

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Dread: The Dizziness of Freedom reflects on possible re-articulations of the concept of dread in our times. Associated with the "dizziness of freedom" by Søren Kierkegaard, and with "the ecstasy of nihilism" by China Miéville, the experience of dread is a defining characteristic of the contemporary human condition, and--according to the contributors to this volume--an essential and potentially productive emotion. However dark and fatalistic its connotations, through its dialectical coupling of caution and transgression, of paralysis and overdrive, dread allows us to imagine the world differently. Through conversations with and essays by some of today’s foremost cultural commentators, this book explores the creative agency of dread--an agency that is created by the very forces wishing to suppress or even destroy it--as well as its politics and related conceptions of fear and anxiety.
English philosopher Simon Critchley was born on February 27, 1960. He earned his BA (1985) and PhD (1988) from the University of Essex in England. Critchley received his M.Phil. from France's University of Nice in 1987. Critchley has held university fellow, lecturer, reader, and professor positions and was the Director of the Centre fo...
Title:Dread: The Dizziness of FreedomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 28, 2014Publisher:Valiz/Antennae SeriesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9078088818

ISBN - 13:9789078088813

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