Conversations with Zizek / Edition 1

Conversations with Zizek / Edition 1

by Slavoj Zizek, Glyn Daly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745628974

ISBN-13: 9780745628974

Pub. Date: 11/15/2003

Publisher: Wiley

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745628974
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Series:
PCVS-Polity Conversations Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Contexts and horizons: Opening the Space of Philosophy.

2. The Madness of Reason: Encounters of the Real Kind.

3. Subject of Modernity: Virtuality and the Fragility of the Real.

4. Tolerance and the Intolerable: Enjoyment, Ethics and Event.

5. Miracles do happen: Globalization(s) and Politics

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