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2015 | 3(38) | 107-124
Article title

Conception of the Thing-in-itself in the Theory of Dialectical Materialism

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The theory of dialectical materialism as the official philosophy of the Com-munist Party of the Soviet Union present a vision of dynamic material pro-cesses forming the laws of development of the higher strata of being. In his interrelated reading of the traditions of German idealism, historical material-ism and Freudian-Lacanian psychoanalysis, Slavoj Žižek presents a vision of dematerialized matter as a way of trying to explain the genesis of subjectivity. This paper serves can be seen as an introductory text to this project as a presen-tation of how the concept of the Thing-in-itself is to be grasped within such an endeavor. The early materialist notion of den qua the paradoxical notion of something within the domain of nothing is taken by Žižek to be a way of conceiving the gap between Being and the One as the only true reality. In this way, a fresh presentation of the difference between idealism and materialism is given as an incentive to an insight to a different kind of objectivity.
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107-124
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2015
Contributors
  • University of Ljubljana
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1643-1243
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.desklight-b4531a42-a91a-45b5-9faa-d2e255b7bdfc
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