Conversations with Zizek

Thomas Docherty, Slavoj Zizek, Glyn Daly

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Abstract

Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 14, 2014). In this new book, Slavoj Zizek and Glyn Daly engage in a series of entertaining conversations which illustrate the originality of Zizek'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.-Zizek is a Slovenian sociologist who trained as a Lacanian and uses Lacan to analyse popular culture and politics.-Illustrates the originality of Zizek's thinking on psychoanalysis, philosophy, multi-culturalism, popular/cyber culture, totalitarianism, ethics and politics.-Provides a unique glimpse of Zizek's humour and character and offers new material and fresh perspectives which will be of interest to followers of Zizek's writings. ""Title Page""; ""Copyright""; ""Published""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction: Risking the Impossible""; ""Conversation 1: Opening the Space of Philosophy""; ""Conversation 2: The Madness of Reason: Encounters of the: Real Kind""; ""Conversation 3: Subjects of Modernity: Virtuality and the: Fragility of the Real""; ""Conversation 4: Tolerance and the Intolerable: Enjoyment, : Ethics and Event""; ""Conversation 5: Miracles Do Happen: Globalization(s) and Politics""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Modern Language Review
Pages1019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2004

Publication series

NameThe Modern Language Review
Volume99

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