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The parallax view by Slavoj Žižek( )

25 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and held by 2,164 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 )

49 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 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 1,740 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 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the hopes of promoting justice, peace, and solidarity for and with the Palestine people, Udi Aloni confronts the core issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Hegel & the infinite : religion, politics, and dialectic by Creston Davis( )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, 13 major scholars reassess the place of Hegel in contemporary theory and the philosophy of religion. The contributors focus not only on Hegelian analysis but also on the transformative value of his thought in relation to our current 'turn to religion'
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 1,162 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
The neighbor : three inquiries in political theology by Slavoj Žižek( )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 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." In The Neighbor, three of the most significant intellectuals working in psychoanalysis and critical theory collaborate to show how this problem of neighbor-love opens questions that are fundamental to ethical inquiry and that suggest a new theological configuration of political theory
The sublime object of ideology by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

84 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this provocative and original work, Slavoj Zizek takes a look at the question of human agency in a postmodern world. From the sinking of the Titanic to Hitchcock's Rear Window, from the operas of Wagner to science fiction, from Alien to the Jewish Joke, the author's acute analyses explore the ideological fantasies of wholeness and exclusion which make up human society. Linking key psychoanalytical and philosophical concepts to social phenomena such as totalitarianism and racism, the book explores the political significance of these fantasies of control. In so doing, The Sublime Object of Ideology represents a powerful contribution to a psychoanalytical theory of ideology, as well as offering persuasive interpretations of a number of contemporary cultural formations. -- Back cover
Living in the end times by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

45 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. But if the end of capitalism seems to many like the end of the world, how is it possible for Western society to grasp what it conceives of as the end times? In this major analysis of our global situation, Slavoj Žižek 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. For this edition, Žižek has written a long afterword that leaves almost no subject untouched, from WikiLeaks to the nature of the Chinese Communist Party."--Page 4 of cover
On belief by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On belief traces the contours of the often unconscious beliefs that structure our daily experience. The book shows that underlying all these experiences, virtual or real, is a pagan and ultimately futile search for divine and human perfection. Drawing on examples from film, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, philosophy and religion, the author calls for a return to the neglected Christian idea that belief is actually about imperfection. --book cover
In defense of lost causes by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 920 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 theoriest 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 )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavoj Zizek, dubbed by the "Village Voice" "the giant of Ljubljana", is back with a new edition of his seriously entertaining book on film, psychoanalysis (and life). His inimitable blend of philosophical and social theory, Lacanian analysis, and outrageous humour are here made to show how Hollywood movies can explain psychoanalysis - and vice versa. Why does the phallus appear? Why is woman a symptom of man? Why are there always two fathers? These typical Zizek questions are explained by means of such films as "Marnie" and "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
Žižek's jokes : (did you hear the one about Hegel and negation?) by Slavoj Žižek( )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and Slovenian and held by 876 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
Interrogating the real : [selected writings] by Slavoj Žižek( )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume collects 15 writings by Slovene sociologist, philosopher, and cultural critic Zizek (U. of Ljubljana, Slovenia), who is perhaps best known for applying the works of French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan to readings of popular culture. The writings have been organized into three sections intended to demonstrate the contours of Zizek's work. In turn they address his first encounters with Lacan and G. W. F. Hegel; the development of the ideas in his major books (For They Know Not What They Do: Enjoyment as a Political Factor, Tarrying with the Negative: Kant, Hegel, and the Critique of Ideology, Metastases of Enjoyment: Six Essays on Women and Causality, The Indivisible Remainder: An Essay on Schelling and Related Matters, and The Parallax View; and the analysis of ideology
Violence : six sideways reflections by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 811 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
Mythology, madness, and laughter : subjectivity in German idealism by Markus Gabriel( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 783 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 )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 777 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 )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 772 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
Organs without bodies : Deleuze and consequences by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavoj Zizek takes the work of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze as the beginning of a dazzling enquiry into the realms of radical politics, philosophy, film and psychoanalysis
Examined life by Astra Taylor( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 706 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
 
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Hegel & the infinite : religion, politics, and dialectic
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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 ideologyLiving in the end timesOn beliefIn defense of lost causes
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éZiézek, Slavoj 1949-

Jijeku, Suravoi

Jijeku, Suravoi 1949-

Jijeku, Suravoj

Jijieke, Silawei

Qizeke, Silawore

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Slavojus Žižekas

Slavoy Jijek

Zhizhek, Slavoĭ

Zizec, Slavoj

Zizec, Slavoj, 1949-

Žīžek, Eslâvoy

Zizek, Slaboi 1949-

Žižek, Slavoj

Žižek, Slavoj 1949-

Žižek, Slavoy 1949-

Żiżek, Sławoj

Žižekas Slavojus

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

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.

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ਸਲਾਵੋਏ ਜੀਜੇਕ

സ്ലാവോയ് ഷീഷെക്

สลาวอย ชิเชค

სლავოი ჟიჟეკი

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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-

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齐泽克, 斯拉沃热

斯拉沃熱·齊澤克

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