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Žižek, Slavoj

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Most widely held works by Slavoj Žižek
The parallax view by Slavoj Žižek( )

25 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A parallax can be defined as the apparent displacement of an object caused by a change in observational position. Author Slavoj Zizek is interested in the "parallax gap" separating two points between which no synthesis or mediation is possible, linked by an "impossible short circuit" of levels that can never meet. From this consideration of parallax, Zizek begins a rehabilitation of dialectical materialism. The Parallax View not only expands Zizek's Lacanian-Hegelian approach to new domains (notably cognitive brain sciences) but also provides the systematic exposition of the conceptual framework that underlies his entire work."--Jacket
Looking awry : an introduction to Jacques Lacan through popular culture by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

43 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The puppet and the dwarf : the perverse core of Christianity by Slavoj Žižek( )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Puppet and the Dwarf 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 spirituality - New Age gnosticism and deconstructionist-Levinasian Judaism - and then tries to redeem the "materialist" kernel of Christianity. His reading of Christianity is explicitly political, discerning in the Pauline community of believers the first version of a revolutionary collective. Since today even advocates of Enlightenment like Jurgen Habermas acknowledge that a religious vision is needed to ground our ethical and political stance in a "postsecular" age, this book - with a stance that is clearly materialist and at the same time indebted to the core of the Christian legacy - is certain to stir controversy."--Jacket
What does a Jew want? : on binationalism and other specters by Udi Aloni( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""In this book Udi Aloni, causing a power fault in the ruling liberal attitude by way of short-circuiting different levels of ideology, art, and thought; rewrites the Oedipus myth and rejects liberal Zionism. Who but Aloni can combine the tremendous poetic power of creating new myths with the perspicuous mind of a cold theoretician? Who but Aloni can ground his ruthless critique of Zionism into his unconditional fidelity to the Jewish tradition? If anyone needs a proof that political theology is well and alive, here it is!""--Slavoj ŽižekIn the hopes of promoting justice, peace, an
Hegel & the infinite : religion, politics, and dialectic by Slavoj Žižek( )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Malabou, Antonio Negri, John D. Caputo, Bruno Bosteels, Mark C. Taylor, and Slavoj Žižek join seven others-including William Desmond, Katrin Pahl, Adrian Johnston, Edith Wyschogrod, and Thomas A. Lewis-to apply Hegel's thought to twenty-first-century philosophy, politics, and religion. Doing away with claims that the evolution of thought and history is at an end, these thinkers safeguard Hegel's innovations against irrelevance and, importantly, reset the distinction of secular and sacred. These original contributions focus on Hegelian analysis and the transformative
The neighbor : three inquiries in political theology by Slavoj Žižek( )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Civilization and Its Discontents, Freud made abundantly clear what he thought about the biblical injunction, first articulated in Leviticus 19:18 and then elaborated in Christian teachings, to love one's neighbor as oneself. "Let us adopt a naive attitude towards it," he proposed, "as though we were hearing it for the first time; we shall be unable then to suppress a feeling of surprise and bewilderment." After the horrors of World War II, the Holocaust, Stalinism, and Yugoslavia, Leviticus 19:18 seems even less conceivable--but all the more urgent now--than Freud imagined
What does Europe want? : the Union and its discontents by Slavoj Žižek( )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavoj Žižek and Srećko Horvat combine their critical clout to emphasize the dangers of ignoring Europe's growing wealth gap and the parallel rise in right-wing nationalism, which is directly tied to the fallout from the ongoing financial crisis and its prescription of imposed austerity. To general observers, the European Union's economic woes appear to be its greatest problem, but the real peril is an ongoing ideological-political crisis that threatens an era of instability and reactionary brutality. The fall of communism in 1989 seemed to end the leftist program of universal emancipation. However, nearly a quarter of a century later, the European Union has failed to produce any coherent vision that can mobilize people to action. Until recently, the only ideology receptive to European workers has been the nationalist call to "defend" against immigrant integration. Today, Europe is focused on regulating the development of capitalism and promoting a reactionary conception of its cultural heritage. Yet staying these courses, Žižek and Horvat show, only strips Europe of its power and stifles its political ingenuity. The best hope is for Europe to revive and defend its legacy of universal egalitarianism, which benefits all parties by preserving the promise of equal representation
Žižek's jokes : (did you hear the one about Hegel and negation?) by Slavoj Žižek( )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unlike any other book by Slavoj Žižek, this compact arrangement of jokes culled from his writings provides an index to certain philosophical, political, and sexual themes that preoccupy him. Unlike any other book by Slavoj Žižek, this compact arrangement of jokes culled from his writings provides an index to certain philosophical, political, and sexual themes that preoccupy him"--Publisher's description
The sublime object of ideology by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

83 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavoj Žižek presents a provocative and original examination of the question of human agency in a postmodern world
Selected writings by Slavoj Žižek( )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavoj Zizek is one of the world's foremost cultural commentators: a prolific writer and thinker, whose vividly adventurous, unorthodox and wide-ranging writings have won him a unique place as one of the most high profile thinkers of our time. Covering psychoanalysis, philosophy and popular culture and drawing on a heady mix of Marxist politics, Hegelian dialectics and Lacanian psychoanalysis, the writings collected in Interrogating the Real reflect not only the remarkable extent of Zizek's varied interests, but also reveal his controversial and dynamic style
Living in the end times by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. Slavoj Zizek has identified the four horsemen of this coming apocalypse: the worldwide ecological crisis; imbalances within the economic system; the biogenetic revolution; and exploding social divisions and ruptures. But, he asks, if the end of capitalism seems to many like the end of the world, how is it possible for Western society to face up to the end times? In a major new analysis of our global situation, Slavok Zizek argues that our collective responses to economic Armageddon correspond to the stages of grief: ideological denial, explosions of anger and attempts at bargaining, followed by depression and withdrawal. After passing through this zero-point, we can begin to perceive the crisis as a chance for a new beginning. Or, as Mao Zedong put it, 'There is great disorder under heaven, the situation is excellent.' Slavoj Zizek shows the cultural and political forms of these stages of ideological avoidance and political protest, from New Age obscurantism to violent religious fundamentalism. Concluding with a compelling argument for the return of a Marxian critique of political economy, Zizek also divines the wellsprings of a potentially communist culture -- from literary utopias like Kafka's community of mice to the collective of freak outcasts in the TV series Heroes."--Publisher description
Violence : six sideways reflections by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using history, philosophy, books, movies, Lacanian psychiatry, and jokes, Slavoj Zizek examines the ways we perceive and misperceive violence. Drawing from his unique cultural vision, Zizek brings new light to the Paris riots of 2005; he questions the permissiveness of violence in philanthropy; and, in daring terms, he reflects on the powerful image and determination of contemporary terrorists." "Beginning with a series of contemplative questions, Zizek discusses the inherent violence of globalization, capitalism, fundamentalism, and language in a work that will confirm his standing as one of our most erudite and incendiary modern thinkers."--Jacket
On belief by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the basis for belief in an era when globalization, multiculturalism and big business is the new religion? This book probes beneath the surface of the way we normally think about belief, in particular Judaism and Christianity
In defense of lost causes by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

52 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is global emancipation a lost cause? Are universal values outdated relics of an earlier age? In the postmodern world, ideologies of all kinds have been cast in doubt. In this combative new work, renowned theorist Slavoj Žižek takes on the reigning postmodern agenda with a manifesto for several 'lost causes'
Enjoy your symptom! : Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and out by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

43 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elucidation of the fundamentals of Lacanian theory - letter, fantasy, woman, repetition, phallus, father, - with reference to popular culture and films such as "City Lights", "Sophie's Choice" and "The Elephant Man" amongst others
Mythology, madness, and laughter : subjectivity in German idealism by Markus Gabriel( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythology, Madness and Laughter: Subjectivity in German Idealism explores some long neglected but crucial themes in German idealism. Markus Gabriel, one of the most exciting young voices in contemporary philosophy, and Slavoj iek, the celebrated contemporary philosopher and cultural critic, show how these themes impact on the problematic relations between being and appearance, reflection and the absolute, insight and ideology, contingency and necessity, subjectivity, truth, habit and freedom. Engaging with three central figures of the German idealist movement, Hegel, Schelling, and Fichte, Gabriel, and iek, who here shows himself to be one of the most erudite and important scholars of German idealism, ask how is it possible for Being to appear in reflection without falling back into traditional metaphysics. By applying idealistic theories of reflection and concrete subjectivity, including the problem of madness and everydayness in Hegel, this hugely important book aims to reinvigorate a philosophy of finitude and contingency, topics at the forefront of contemporary European philosophy
First as tragedy, then as farce by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this take-no-prisoners analysis, [the author] frames the moral failures of the modern world in terms of the epoch-making events of the first decade of this century. What he finds is the old one-two punch of history: the jab of tragedy, the righthook of farce. In the attacks of 9/11 and the global credit crunch, liberalism died twice: as a political doctrine and as an economic theory"--Page 4 of cover
Everything you always wanted to know about Lacan : (but were afraid to ask Hitchcock) by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting from the premise that 'everything has meaning', this title analyzes Hitchcock's films, ranging from "Rear Window" to "Psycho", and their ostensible narrative content and formal procedures to discover a proliferation of ideological and psychic mechanisms at work
Examined life by Astra Taylor( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examined Life takes philosophy into the hustle and bustle of the everyday. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take "walks" through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas. These places include crowded city streets, deserted alleyways, Central Park, and a garbage dump
The plague of fantasies by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this text the author explored the relations between fantasy and ideology, the way in which fantasy animates and structures enjoyment while protecting against its excesses, the associations of the motions of fetishism with fantasmic seduction, and the ways in which digitalization and cyberspace affect the status of subjectivity
 
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Hegel & the infinite : religion, politics, and dialectic
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éZiézek, Slavoj 1949-

Jijeku, Suravoi 1949-

Slavoj Žižek filòsof eslovè

Slavoj Žižek filosof sloven

Slavoj Žižek filosofo e psicanalista sloveno

Slavoj Žižek filósofo esloveno

Slavoj Žižek filosoof uit Slovenië

Slavoj Žižek filozof slloven

Slavoj Žižek philosophe slovène

Slavoj Žižek Sloveenia filosoof

Slavoj Žižek Slovene philosopher

Slavoj Žižek Slovene philosopher (b.1949)

Slavoj Žižek slovenski filozof

Slavoj Žižek slovinský filosof

Slavoj Žižek slowenischer Philosoph, Psychoanalytiker und Kulturkritiker

Slavoj Žižek słoweński socjolog, filozof, psychoanalityk i krytyk kulturalny

Slavojs Žižeks slovēņu filozofs

Slavojus Žižekas

Slavoy Jijek

Zhizhek, Slavoĭ

Zizec, Slavoj, 1949-

Žīžek, Eslâvoy

Zizek, Slaboi 1949-

Žižek, Slavoj

Žižek, Slavoj 1949-

Žižek, Slavoy 1949-

Żiżek, Sławoj

Σλάβοϊ Ζίζεκ

Жижек, Славой

Жижек, Славой 1949-

Славой Жижек

Славој Жижек

Славој Жижек словенечки филозоф

Սլավոյ Ժիժեկ

ז׳יז׳ק, סלבוי

זיזיק סלבוי

ז'יז'ק, סלבוי 1949-

זעזק סבוי

סלבוי ז'יז'ק

סלבוי ז'יז'ק סלבוי ז'יז'ק הוא פילוסוף, סוציולוג ומבקר תרבות ממוצא סלובני

اسلاوی ژیژک

سلافوي جيجك

سلافوي جيجك فيلسوف سلوفيني

سلاڤۆژ Žžەک

سلاڤۆی ژیژێک

ژىژک، اسلاوى.

স্লাভোয় জিজেক

স্লাভোয় জিজেক স্লোভেনীয় দার্শনিক

ਸਲਾਵੋਏ ਜੀਜੇਕ

സ്ലാവോയ് ഷീഷെക്

สลาวอย ชิเชค

სლავოი ჟიჟეკი

슬라보예 지젝

지제크, 슬라보이 1949-

지젝, 슬라보예 1949-

지젝, 슬라보이 1949-

ジジェク, スラヴォイ

ジジェク, スラヴォイ 1949-

スラヴォイ・ジジェク

齐泽克, 斯拉沃热

斯拉沃熱·齊澤克

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Looking awry : an introduction to Jacques Lacan through popular cultureThe puppet and the dwarf : the perverse core of ChristianityHegel & the infinite : religion, politics, and dialecticThe neighbor : three inquiries in political theologyThe sublime object of ideologySelected writingsLiving in the end timesViolence : six sideways reflections