“Only some kind of a shakeup can save us,” says cultural critic and philosopher Slavoj Zizek.

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Slavoj Žižek examines the situation out of which refugees are created, and criticizes conservatives and liberals alike for their “conspiracy theories”. examines the situation out of which refugees are created, and criticizes conservatives and liberals alike for their “conspiracy theories”. Žižek’s latest book is “Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbors: Against the Double […]

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http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek, contemporary philosopher and psychoanalyst, discusses Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki, Western Buddhism, the West, capitalism, science, ideology, cognitive neuroscience, psychology, psychoanalysis, bodhisattva, samsara, enlightenment, kharma, nirvana, war, Thomas Metzinger, free will, Benjamin Libet, Martin Heidegger, Patricia and Paul Churchland, and The Lion King. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European […]

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http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek speaking about Hegel and Hegelian concepts of history and historicity, drawing not only on the works of Marxs Grundrisse and Jacques Lacan, but also on opera, Schoenbergs atonal revolution, the experience of impossibility, Freuds death drive, Steven King, Immanuel Kant, Martin Luthers radical revolution, concepts of authenticity and inauthenticity. In addition, Žižek […]

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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe The Slovenian philosopher and critical theorist talks to Al Jazeera about the momentous changes taking place in the global financial and political system. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people’s lives. We bring topics to light that often go […]

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SUBVERSIVE FORUM – THE FUTURE OF EUROPE, Zagreb, 14. 5. 2012 Lecture: Slavoj Žižek: Signs from the Future In his Arcades Project, Walter Benjamin quotes the French historian André Monglond: ‘The past has left images of itself in literary texts, images comparable to those which are imprinted by light on a photosensitive plate. The future […]

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‪http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek, philosopher and author, talking about the transcendental constitution of reality. In this lecture Slavoj Žižek discusses the logic of dreams in Freud, subjectivity, how real sex functions against fantasy, ethical certainty, temporal delay in the act of psychoanalysis and Badiou’s concept of decision and forcing the real in relationship to Jacques Lacan, […]

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Slavoj Žižek Philosopher Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian Marxist philosopher, and cultural critic, a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Global Distinguished Professor … Wikipedia Born: March 21, 1949 (age 65), Ljubljana, Slovenia Spouse: Jela Krečič (m. 2013) Books: The Sublime Object of Ideology, Living in the End […]

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‪http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek, philosopher and author, talking about ontological incompleteness in modernist painting, literature and quantum theory. In this lecture Slavoj Žižek discusses void and multiplicity, pre-ontological reality, spectral materiality, theology, detective novels and political revolution in relationship to Jacques-Louis David, Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, Jacques Lacan, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, Quentin Meillassoux, Walter Benjamin, […]

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