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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A binary relation ∼ on a set S is symmetric if, for all a and b in S, whenever ab then ba.

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Žižekian ‘Perversions’: The Lure of Antigone and the Fetishism of the Act

Yannis Stavrakakis.

in The Lacanian Left

July 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 17998 words.

Zizek's thoughts on capitalism, ‘the radical act’, and the ethico-political example of Antigone, are often presented as integral parts of a Lacan-inspired radical political philosophy....

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in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 279 words.

An agreement made between two or more persons to secure a result which each intends should benefit him or her. Although every participant anticipates a gain, it does not follow that each...

Embodied labour and competitive prices: a physical quantities approach

Bruce B. Roberts.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 1997; p ublished online July 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

This paper presents a reformulated concept of value consistent with Marx's approach. The relation between such values and competitive prices is shown to have novel and symmetric...

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