Slavoj Zizek

Slavoj Zizek is a Hegelian philosopher, Lacanian psychoanalyst, and political activist. He is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and the author of numerous books on dialectical materialism, critique of ideology and art.

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How to Read Lacan

How to Read Lacan

by Slavoj Zizek

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"The only thing of which one can be guilty is of having given ground relative to one's desire." - Jacques Lacan. Is psychoanalysis dead or are we to read frequent attacks on its theoretical... (more)

Lacanian Ink 41/42: Special Issue: Slavoj Zizek; Wagner and Consequences

Lacanian Ink 41/42: Special Issue: Slavoj Zizek; Wagner and Consequences

by Slavoj Zizek

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Five Lacanian readings of classic operas by Slavoj Zizek.

The Ridiculous Excess of Mercy (Mozart's La clemenza di Tito)

Brunhilde's Act (Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen)

The Portrait of a... (more)

The Zizek Dictionary

The Zizek Dictionary

Edited by Rex Butler

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Slavoj Zizek is the most popular and discussed philosopher in the world today. His prolific writings - across philosophy, psychoanalysis, political and social theory, film, music and religion - ... (more)

The Most Sublime Hysteric: Hegel with Lacan

The Most Sublime Hysteric: Hegel with Lacan

by Slavoj Zizek

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What do we know about Hegel? What do we know about Marx? What do we know about democracy and totalitarianism? Communism and psychoanalysis? What do we know that isn't a platitude that we've heard a... (more)

Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out

Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out

by Slavoj Zizek

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The title is just the first of many startling asides, observations and insights that fill this guide to Hollywood on the Lacanian psychoanalyst's couch. Zizek introduces the ideas of Jacques Lacan... (more)

Violence

Violence

by Slavoj Zizek

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The premise of Zizek's theory is that the subjective violence we see - violence with a clear identifiable agent - is only the tip of an iceberg made up of systemic violence, which is essentially the... (more)

Contingency, Hegemony and Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left

Contingency, Hegemony and Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left

by Slavoj Zizek, Ernesto Laclau

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The Hegelian legacy, Left strategy, and post-structuralism versus Lacanian psychoanalysis.

What is the contemporary legacy of Gramsci's notion of Hegemony? How can universality be reformulated... (more)

Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About Lacan... But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock: Second Edition

Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About Lacan... But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock: Second Edition

Edited by Slavoj Zizek

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A compilation of papers applying the insights of Lacan to Hitchcock's movies and vice versa. Hitchcock gets onto the analyst's couch in this extraordinary volume of case studies. The contributors... (more)

Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan Through Popular Culture

Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan Through Popular Culture

by Slavoj Zizek

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A virtuoso reading of Lacanian psychoanalytic theory through the works of popular culture, from horror fiction and detective thrillers to popular romances and Hitchcock films. (more)

The Abyss of Freedom

The Abyss of Freedom

by Slavoj Zizek

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This book contains the first English version of the second draft (1813) of Schelling's 'Die Weltalter' ('Ages of the World'). Zizek provides a commentary on this work, focusing on the notion that... (more)

Gaze and Voice as Love Objects

Gaze and Voice as Love Objects

by Renata Salecl

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The gaze entices, inspects, fascinates. The voice hypnotises, seduces, disarms. Are gaze and voice part of the relationship we call love ...or hate? If so, what part? How do they function? This... (more)

Cogito and the Unconscious

Cogito and the Unconscious

Edited by Slavoj Zizek

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The Cartesian cogito - the principle articulated by Descartes that 'I think, therefore I am' - is often hailed as the precursor of modern science. At the same time, the cogito's agent, the ego, is... (more)

Opera's Second Death

Opera's Second Death

by Slavoj Zizek, Mladen Dolar

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This work explores the relationship between opera and psychoanalysis. Ziezek and Dolar consider, for example, death in opera and orgasm (the little death for which opera may be imagined to be a... (more)

Conversations with Zizek

Conversations with Zizek

by Slavoj Zizek, Glyn Daly

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This title offers a series of conversations which illustrate the originality of Slavoj Zizek's thinking on psychoanalysis, philosophy, multi-culturalism, popular/cyber culture, totalitarianism,... (more)

The Puppet and the Dwarf: The Perverse Core of Christianity

The Puppet and the Dwarf: The Perverse Core of Christianity

by Slavoj Zizek

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In this volume Slavoj Zizek offers a close reading of today's religious constellation from the viewpoint of Lacanian psychoanalysis. He critically confronts both predominant versions of today's... (more)

Organs Without Bodies: Deleuze and Consequences

Organs Without Bodies: Deleuze and Consequences

by Slavoj Zizek

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The title by the Slovenian critic Slavoj Zizek takes the work of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze as the beginning of an inquiry into the realms of radical politics, philosophy, film and... (more)

Interrogating the Real

Interrogating the Real

by Slavoj Zizek

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Interrogating the Real is the first volume of the collected writings of Slavoj Zizek - undoubtedly one of the world's leading contemporary cultural commentators, and one of the most inspiring,... (more)

The Metastases of Enjoyment: On Women and Causality

The Metastases of Enjoyment: On Women and Causality

by Slavoj Zizek

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A disturbing and radical examination of the status of women and the role of violence in contemporary culture and politics. (more)

Lacan: The Silent Partners

Lacan: The Silent Partners

Edited by Slavoj Zizek

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It is well known that Jacques Lacan developed his ideas in dialogue with major European thought and art, past and present. Yet what if there is another frame of reference, rarely or never mentioned... (more)

Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism

Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism

by Slavoj Zizek

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In Trouble in Paradise Slavoj Zizek, one of our most famous, most combative philosophers, explains how by drawing on the ideas of communism, we can find a way out of the crisis of capitalism. There... (more)

Perversion and the Social Relation

Perversion and the Social Relation

by Mikel A. Rothenberg, Dennis A. Foster

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The masochist, the voyeur, the sadist, the sodomite, the fetishist, the pedophile, and the necrophiliac all expose hidden but essential elements of the social relation. Arguing that the concept of... (more)

Demanding the Impossible

Demanding the Impossible

by Slavoj Zizek

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Where are we today and what is to be done? Slavoj ?i?ek ponders these questions in this unique and timely book. Based on live interviews, the book captures ?i?ek at his irrepressible best,... (more)

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