restricted access Acknowledgments
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ix acknowledgments Even fatalists can be grateful. And if they believe that the worst has always already happened, they are grateful to those who in their respective ways made (thinking) the worst possible. They form something like a gang of the worst: a club that consists only of members who, following Groucho Marx’s famous saying, would never become members of a club that would take them as members. For me this impossible club includes Eva Heubach, Marco Abel, Alain Badiou, Georg W. Bertram, Lorenzo Chiesa, Rebecca Comay, Joan Copjec, Mladen Dolar, Lorenz Engell, Simon Hajdini, Agon Hamza, Fredric Jameson, Christoph Menke, Mark Potocnik, Ozren Pupovac, Rado Riha, Aaron Schuster, Jelica Šumič, Roland Végső, Christiane Voss, Alenka Zupančič, Slavoj Žižek, and Hugo Heubach. ...