Conversations with Zizek

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Wiley, Dec 30, 2003 - Philosophy - 184 pages
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In this new book, Slavoj Žižek and Glyn Daly engage in a series of entertaining conversations which illustrate the originality of Žižek’s thinking on psychoanalysis, philosophy, multiculturalism, popular/cyber culture, totalitarianism, ethics and politics.

  • An excellent introduction to one of the most engaging and controversial cultural theorists writing today.
  • Žižek is a Slovenian sociologist who trained as a Lacanian and uses Lacan to analyse popular culture and politics.
  • Illustrates the originality of Žižek’s thinking on psychoanalysis, philosophy, multi-culturalism, popular/cyber culture, totalitarianism, ethics and politics.
  • Provides a unique glimpse of Žižek’s humour and character and offers new material and fresh perspectives which will be of interest to followers of Žižek’s writings.

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About the author (2003)

Slavoj Zizek is Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Sociology at Ljubljana University, Slovenia.

Glyn Daly is at University College, Northampton.

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