Slavoj Žižek on The Wire or the clash of civilisations in one country.

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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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‪http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek, philosopher and author, talking about Jacques Lacan’s shifting theory of the big Other. In this lecture Slavoj Žižek discusses hysteria as the birth of subjectivity, the logic of transgression, Hollywood censorship, film theory, Antigone, and paternal authority in relationship to Jacques Lacan, Alain Badiou, Sigmund Freud, Mladen Dolar, Jacques-Alain Miller, Louis Althusser, […]

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http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek discussing the problem of negation and self reflection of life in Hegel, the logic of desire, Lacans master signifier and the object small a, opera, the masturbatory circle and the sexual act, as opposed to authentic love, Lars von Trier and jouissance of the other, pornography and the point of identification. Slavoj […]

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The dialogues of Plato are analyzed in this program by Cambridge philosophy professor Miles Burnyeat. Seeing Plato’s ideas initially as extensions of those of his teacher, Socrates, Burnyeat explains the development and content of Plato’s original; doctrines of knowledge as virtue, the immortality and tripartite division of the soul, and the theory of forms (ideas). […]

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This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker. This Core Concept video focuses on Plato’s Republic book 2, in particular on the theory about the nature and origin of justice […]

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The dialogues of Plato are analyzed in this program by Cambridge philosophy professor Miles Burnyeat. Seeing Plato’s ideas initially as extensions of those of his teacher, Socrates, Burnyeat explains the development and content of Plato’s original; doctrines of knowledge as virtue, the immortality and tripartite division of the soul, and the theory of forms (ideas). […]

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Chapter Sixteen from Book One, Part Two of Bertrand Russell’s “The History Of Western Philosophy” (1945).

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