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Slavoj Žižek

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Slavoj Zizek is a Hegelian philosopher, Lacanian psychoanalyst, and political activist. He is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, and Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University. He is the author of numerous books on dialectical materialism, as vis mere well as critique of ideology and art, including Event, and Trouble in Paradise, both published by Melville House. vis mindre
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Værker af Slavoj Žižek

The Sublime Object of Ideology (1989) 1,016 eksemplarer
Violence (2008) 893 eksemplarer
First as Tragedy, Then as Farce (2009) 777 eksemplarer
Living in the End Times (2010) 625 eksemplarer
The Parallax View (2006) 580 eksemplarer
In Defense of Lost Causes (2008) 496 eksemplarer
How to Read Lacan (2006) 468 eksemplarer
The Plague of Fantasies (1997) 348 eksemplarer
Om troen (2001) 297 eksemplarer
Interrogating the Real (2005) 225 eksemplarer
The Year of Dreaming Dangerously (2012) 208 eksemplarer
Revolution at the Gates: Zizek on Lenin, the 1917 Writings (2002) — Redaktør — 192 eksemplarer
Mapping Ideology (1994) — Redaktør — 183 eksemplarer
Iraq: The Borrowed Kettle (2004) 174 eksemplarer
Pandemic!: COVID-19 Shakes the World (2020) 137 eksemplarer
The Idea of Communism (2010) — Redaktør — 135 eksemplarer
En defensa de la intolerancia (1998) 105 eksemplarer
The Universal Exception (2006) 92 eksemplarer
Demanding the Impossible (1677) 76 eksemplarer
The Žižek Reader (1999) 67 eksemplarer
Lacan: The Silent Partners (2006) 56 eksemplarer
Theology and the Political: The New Debate (2005) — Redaktør — 56 eksemplarer
Sex and the Failed Absolute (2019) 53 eksemplarer
Opera's Second Death (2002) 53 eksemplarer
Disparities (2016) 52 eksemplarer
Hegel in A Wired Brain (2020) 39 eksemplarer
The Essential Žižek (2009) 35 eksemplarer
Antigone (1989) 34 eksemplarer
Heaven in Disorder (2021) 31 eksemplarer
Auf verlorenem Posten (2009) 19 eksemplarer
Benvenuti in tempi interessanti (2011) 19 eksemplarer
Too Late to Awaken (2023) 17 eksemplarer
Repeating Lenin (2002) 16 eksemplarer
Contro i diritti umani (2005) 14 eksemplarer
Tarkovski (2011) 12 eksemplarer
Reading Marx (2018) 12 eksemplarer
Contra la tentación populista (2019) 10 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 30 - Objet a (2007) 10 eksemplarer
Il segreto sessuale della Chiesa (2010) 10 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 12 (2000) 8 eksemplarer
Nato As The Left Hand Of God? (2000) 7 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 29 - Otherness (2007) 6 eksemplarer
Matrix (2010) 6 eksemplarer
Reading Hegel (2022) 5 eksemplarer
Freedom: A Disease Without Cure (2023) 5 eksemplarer
Mad World: War, Movies, Sex (2023) 5 eksemplarer
Politica della vergogna (2009) 5 eksemplarer
Arte, ideología y capitalismo (2008) 5 eksemplarer
Violencia en acto (2004) 5 eksemplarer
Diritti umani per Odradek? (2005) 5 eksemplarer
O Islão é Charlie? (2015) 4 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 22 (2003) 4 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 32 - Semblance (2008) 4 eksemplarer
L’epidemia dell’immaginario (2018) 4 eksemplarer
Il trash sublime (2013) 4 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 2 (1991) — Forfatter — 4 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 34 - Delirium (2009) 4 eksemplarer
Kirilgan Temas (2002) 4 eksemplarer
Das Reale des Christentums (1977) 4 eksemplarer
Mimari Paralaks (2011) 3 eksemplarer
Islam Arsivleri (2013) 3 eksemplarer
THE WIRE (2016) 3 eksemplarer
Tehlikeli Ruyalar Gorme Yili (2013) 3 eksemplarer
The idea of communism Vol. 3 The Seoul conference (2016) — Redaktør — 3 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 19 (2016) 3 eksemplarer
DAVID LYNCH (Turkish Edition) (2008) 2 eksemplarer
Marx lesen (2019) 2 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 36 - The Gaze (2010) 2 eksemplarer
Bedensiz Organlar (2015) 2 eksemplarer
Batman und die Politik (2014) 2 eksemplarer
Protiv dvostruke ucene (2016) 2 eksemplarer
Poskusiti znova (2011) 2 eksemplarer
Kako biti nihče (2005) 2 eksemplarer
Incontinencia del vacío (2023) 2 eksemplarer
Dans la tempête virale (2020) 2 eksemplarer
Kieslowski Ya da Maddeci Teoloji (2000) 2 eksemplarer
Antigone'nin Uc Yasami (2016) 2 eksemplarer
Gunumuz Ideolojisinden Kesitler (2014) 2 eksemplarer
Önce Trajedi Sonra Komedi (2009) 2 eksemplarer
Şiddet Altı Yan Düşünce (2018) 2 eksemplarer
Zizek'ten Nukteler (2014) 2 eksemplarer
1968 (2008) 2 eksemplarer
Lacanian Ink 24/25 (2020) 2 eksemplarer
Variazioni di Wagner (2010) 2 eksemplarer
Sanat - Konusan Kafalar (2014) 2 eksemplarer
Bir Yahudi Ne Ister? (2009) 2 eksemplarer
Felsefe ve Güncellik (2016) 2 eksemplarer
Hitchcock (2009) 2 eksemplarer
Ideolojinin Aile Miti (2012) 2 eksemplarer
AS METÁSTASES DO GOZO 2 eksemplarer
Antroposen'e Hosgeldiniz (2012) 2 eksemplarer
Bliźni 1 eksemplar
Chaos w niebie (2021) 1 eksemplar
začeti od začetka 1 eksemplar
Eppur si muove 1 eksemplar
Pogled s strani 1 eksemplar
Punk Suprematism (2022) 1 eksemplar
The Matrix 1 eksemplar
کژ نگریستن 1 eksemplar
Lacan — Forfatter — 1 eksemplar
Slavoj Zizek 1 eksemplar
Das Unbehagen im Subjekt (2010) 1 eksemplar
Ideologikritik 1 eksemplar
De la croyance (2011) 1 eksemplar
L' universo di Hitchcock (2008) 1 eksemplar
Lancanian Ink 23 (2004) 1 eksemplar
SUBVERSIONS DU SUJET (1999) 1 eksemplar
L'intraitable (1993) 1 eksemplar
Lacanian Ink 33 - le sinthome (2009) 1 eksemplar
Lacanian Ink 26 - Anxiety (2005) 1 eksemplar
Zizek! 1 eksemplar
Immagine e realtà. Annuario di itinerari filosofici 2 (1999) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar
Chocolate sin grasa (2021) 1 eksemplar
Cómo leer a Lacan 1 eksemplar
Panic! Pandemic! 2 1 eksemplar
Cinsel Olan Politik midir ? (2018) 1 eksemplar
Lubitsch (2014) 1 eksemplar
Paralaks (2016) 1 eksemplar
Imkansizi Istemek (2014) 1 eksemplar
Kieslowski (2008) 1 eksemplar
VIRTUE AND TERROR 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Terrorism and Communism (1920) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver230 eksemplarer
Virtue and Terror (2007) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver201 eksemplarer
On Practice and Contradiction (2007) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver177 eksemplarer
Wagner - forsøg på en tolkning (1952) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver169 eksemplarer
In Defence of the Terror: Liberty or Death in the French Revolution (2003) — Forord, nogle udgaver94 eksemplarer
Examined Life: Excursions With Contemporary Thinkers (2009) — Bidragyder — 75 eksemplarer
Derfor sanktioner mod Israel (2012) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War (1993) — Bidragyder — 32 eksemplarer
The Great Regression (2017) — Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer
The Communist Manifesto [Norton Critical Edition, 2nd ed.] (2012) — Bidragyder — 25 eksemplarer
Erotikon: Essays on Eros, Ancient and Modern (2005) — Bidragyder — 23 eksemplarer
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema [2006 Documentary Film] (2006) — Fortæller — 17 eksemplarer
Desire of the Analysts: Psychoanalysis and Cultural Criticism (2008) — Bidragyder — 9 eksemplarer
The Possibility of Hope [2007 film] — Philosopher and Cultural Critic — 3 eksemplarer

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It's been over a year since the first lockdown and I don't want to hear about Covid-19 ever again. Unless it's Žižek talking. This book is short (a pamphlet, really), to the point and really important. It was also written just a month into the pandemic, but it is still very current (there is a part 2 I need to get on to asap).

This is a collection of essays that playfully touch on all the things that we have been obsessing about since the pandemic started. As expected, Žižek makes a strong case for systemic change. We need a new way of doing things, to save ourselves and the planet.

Unfortunately, a year into the pandemic it seems like humanity has once again chosen the "civilized barbarism", putting a higher value on the abstract of the market economy than the survival of the weakest.

This is Žižek at his best, funny, lucid and strangely optimistic. I do miss him being more provocative, but in a book like this that would be out of place and he is aware of it.

In the light of climate change, there have been many calls for the global government and the change of the destructive neoliberal economic model (most notably by Chomsky in 2019 - [b:Internationalism or Extinction|52170427|Internationalism or Extinction|Noam Chomsky|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1574743215l/52170427._SX50_SY75_.jpg|72999976]).

The Covid-19 pandemic only made it more clear that such a change is absolutely crucial. Unfortunately for many in the West, the bogeyman of "old communism" is still very much alive and may destroy any attempt of such change. But, the power of crisis is that it makes things seem possible because the crisis will inevitably cause change, as we have all witnessed over the last year.

The question is simple: “Will the epidemic be reduced to another chapter in the long sad story of what Naomi Klein called “disaster capitalism,” or will a new, better-balanced if perhaps more modest, world order emerge from it?”

So is the answer: “A common sooth now in circulation is that, since we are all now in this crisis together, we should forget about politics and just work in unison to save ourselves. This notion is false: true politics are needed now—decisions about solidarity are eminently political.”
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ZeljanaMaricFerli | 6 andre anmeldelser | Mar 4, 2024 |
I am no expert in economics so some parts were maybe a but confusing, but overall this was mostly accessible. The author definitely provided some interesting insights (sometimes using some interesting metaphors) into capitalism but there were times when I wish he'd given a bit more attention to third world countries. A big example of this is when he talked about debt, where he focussed on the Greek financial crisis. He did mention how people were against Argentina paying back their debt early, but I would have loved to see more conversation about how it is leveraged to keep Africa poor, for example. But I did enjoy getting to see how capitalism is impacting so many aspects of life and his discussions around a need for change.… (mere)
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TheAceOfPages | 3 andre anmeldelser | Feb 22, 2024 |
Another reason to feel old: reading Looking Awray: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan and a Plea for Intolerance somewhere in 2002. Slavoj Žižek is somewhat of a rockstar among philosophers, but that should not detract from what he has to say – nor should his incessant referring to Jacques Lacan, Marx and Hegel. When I heard him exclaim “the true dreamers are those who think the things can go on indefinitely the way they are” on YouTube in October 2011, I’ve always thought of him as someone that is able to pull away the curtain on certain things.

It has been over 20 years since I read something of the man, and this title caught my eye – especially after I read The Deluge. 2024 promises to be something of a year celebrating the existential crisis, so in search of denouement, I turned to Žižek again.

Too Late To Awaken has 163 pages, subdivided in 17 short chapters. It was written around the one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The bulk of the book – the first 100 pages – mainly deal with Žižek’s thoughts on what this invasion means for global politics. The picture ain’t pretty: maybe we should stop worrying about the coming calamity, and admit we are already knee-deep in it. That future dystopia we all fear is already happening, right now. We might be well aware of that, but we choose to ignore it.

Žižek offers some thoughts on the culture wars as well, and his analysis is not that original, if well put: both sides of that war ignore economic foundations. Are we even aware how thoroughly our lives have changed the last few decades? Referring to Alenka Zupančič and Yanis Varoufakis, he ends with a chapter warning about the current form of neo-feudalism, as our most important commons today are privately owned.

He ends with the notion that markets move too slowly to solve the current environmental and political crisis. Remarkably, the book is a call to arms to switch to some kind of war economy, one that bypasses our failing democracies. “Our [only] hope today is the crisis.”

Weighing A Pig Doesn't Fatten It
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bormgans | Jan 22, 2024 |
This was ok, interesting, but not that thought expanding. I did like the idea introduced in the last chapter that we need to be open to political responses in the current moment as being events transported from the future, events that are the result of a different trajectory than the developing of current conditions. In other words, let's not constrain our imagination and activism to building relations and social structures that are simply naive, "better" versions of current conditions, but allow ourselves to make radical breaks that are moving towards the new relations of equity required to achieve a socially just, healthy world for all.… (mere)
 
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lschiff | 4 andre anmeldelser | Sep 24, 2023 |

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