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  1. Where to Start?: Robert Pippin, Slavoj Žižek, and the True Beginning(s) of Hegel’s System.Adrian Johnston - 2014 - Crisis and Critique 3:370-419.
  2. Zizek's Ontology: A Transcendental Materialist Theory of Subjectivity.Adrian Johnston - 2008 - Northwestern University Press.
    Slavoj Žižek is one of the most interesting and important philosophers working today, known chiefly for his theoretical explorations of popular culture and contemporary politics. This book focuses on the generally neglected and often overshadowed philosophical core of Žižek’s work—an essential component in any true appreciation of this unique thinker’s accomplishment. His central concern, Žižek has proclaimed, is to use psychoanalysis to redeploy the insights of late-modern German philosophy, in particular, the thought of Kant, Schelling, and Hegel. By taking this (...)
     
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    Self and Emotional Life: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Neuroscience.Adrian Johnston & Catherine Malabou - 2013 - Cambridge University Press.
    Adrian Johnston and Catherine Malabou defy theoretical humanities' deeply-entrenched resistance to engagements with the life sciences. Rather than treat biology and its branches as hopelessly reductive and politically suspect, they view recent advances in neurobiology and its adjacent scientific fields as providing crucial catalysts to a radical rethinking of subjectivity. Merging three distinct disciplines--European philosophy from Descartes to the present, Freudian-Lacanian psychoanalysis, and affective neuroscience-- Johnston and Malabou triangulate the emotional life of affective subjects as conceptualized in (...)
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  4. Adventures in Transcendental Materialism: Dialogues with Contemporary Thinkers.Adrian Johnston - 2014 - Edinburgh University Press.
    Since the early seventeenth century of Bacon, Gallileo, and Descartes, the relations between science and religion as well as mind and body have remained volatile fault lines of conflict. The controversies surrounding these relations are as alive and pressing now as at any point over the course of the past four centuries.Adrian Johnston's transcendental materialism offers a new theoretical approach to these issues. Arming himself with resources provided by German idealism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, the life sciences, and contemporary philosophical (...)
     
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    Time Driven: Metapsychology and the Splitting of the Drive.Adrian Johnston & Slavoj Zizek - 2005 - Northwestern University Press.
    Freud outlines two types of conflict; that between drives and reality; and that between the drives themselves. Adrian Johnston identifies a third; the conflict embedded within each and every drive.
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  6. The Quick and the Dead: Alain Badiou and the Split Speeds of Transformation.Adrian Johnston - 2007 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 1 (2).
    Although not mentioning Žižek specifically, Adrian Johnston's "The Quick and the Dead: Alain Badiou and the Split Speeds of Transformation" is referred to in detail by Žižek in this Issue's opening article and so is included for the sake of completeness and as a useful resource for scholars of both Žižek and Badioiu.
     
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  7. Addendum: ‘Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom!’ - Some Brief Remarks on and Responses to Žižek’s ‘Badiou: Notes From an Ongoing Debate’.Adrian Johnston - 2007 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 1 (2).
    In this article Adrian Johnston replies to Žižek's account of his interpretation of Badiou's notion of the event.
     
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  8. A Letter To Žižek Regarding In Defense Of Lost Causes.Adrian Johnston - 2010 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 4 (2).
    This is a letter written in January 2008 by Adrian Johnston to Slavoj Žižek after the former had read a pre-publication draft version of the manuscript of In Defense of Lost Causes. Herein, Johnston outlines a series of his responses to various lines of argumentation contained in In Defense of Lost Causes.
     
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  9. Badiou, Zizek, and Political Transformations: The Cadence of Change.Adrian Johnston - 2009 - Northwestern University Press.
    Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek together have emerged as two of Europe’s most significant living philosophers. In a shared spirit of resistance to global capitalism, both are committed to bringing philosophical reflection to bear upon present-day political circumstances. These thinkers are especially interested in asking what consequences the supposed twentieth-century demise of communism entails for leftist political theory in the early twenty-first century. _ Badiou, Žižek, and Political Transformations_ examines Badiouian and Žižekian depictions of change, particularly as deployed at the (...)
     
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    A New German Idealism : Hegel, Zizek, and Dialectical Materialism.Adrian Johnston - 2018 - Columbia University Press.
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    Hume's Revenge, À Dieu, Meillassoux?Adrian Johnston - 2011 - In Levi R. Bryant, Nick Srnicek & Graham Harman (eds.), The Speculative Turn: Continental Materialism and Realism. re.press.
  12. Points of Forced Freedom: Eleven (More) Theses on Materialism.Adrian Johnston - 2013 - Speculations (IV):91-98.
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  13. Phantom of Consistency: Alain Badiou and Kantian Transcendental Idealism.Adrian Johnston - 2008 - Continental Philosophy Review 41 (3):345-366.
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    Alain Badiou, the Hebb-Event, and Materialism Split From Within.Adrian Johnston - 2008 - Angelaki 13 (1):27 – 49.
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    Drive Between Brain and Subject: An Immanent Critique of Lacanian Neuropsychoanalysis.Adrian Johnston - 2013 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 51 (S1):48-84.
    Despite Jacques Lacan's somewhat deserved reputation as an adamant antinaturalist, his teachings, when read carefully to the letter, should not be construed as categorically hostile to any and every possible interfacing of psychoanalysis and biology. In recent years, several authors, including myself, have begun exploring the implications of reinterpreting Lacan's corpus on the basis of questions concerning naturalism, materialism, realism, and the position of analysis with respect to the sciences of today. Herein, I focus primarily on the efforts of analyst (...)
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  16. Ghosts of Substance Past: Schelling, Lacan, and the Denaturalization of Nature.Adrian Johnston - 2006 - In Slavoj Žižek (ed.), Lacan: The Silent Partners. Verso. pp. 34--55.
     
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    The Voiding of Weak Nature: The Transcendental Materialist Kernels of Hegel’s Naturphilosophie.Adrian Johnston - 2012 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 33 (1):103-157.
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    Jacques Lacan.Adrian Johnston - forthcoming - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  19. Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism.Adrian Johnston - 2013 - Northwestern University Press.
    Introduction; "One surely will be found one day to make an ontology with what I am telling you": the road to a post-Lacanian materialism -- Part One. Jacques Lacan: between the sacred and the secular -- 1. Conflicted matter: the challenge of secularizing materialism -- 2. Turning the sciences inside out: revisiting "Science and truth" -- 3. On deep history and psychoanalysis: phylogenetic time in Lacanian theory --Part Two. Alain Badiou: between form and matter -- 4. What matter(s) in ontology: (...)
     
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    The Genesis of the Transcendent: Kant, Schelling, and the Ground of Experience.Adrian Johnston - 2003 - Idealistic Studies 33 (1):57-82.
    Schelling argues that the Kantian transcendental apparatus lacks the ability to systematically ground itself. He insists that one must account for the prior emergence of experiential reality in addition to delineating this reality’s structure once constituted, and he presents his genetic model of epistemological subjectivity as a supplement completing the Kantian edifice. Although he never finally arrives at a satisfactory system of his own, Schelling repeatedly attempts, in various ways, to strike a productive compromise between transcendental and historico-genetic approaches to (...)
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    “'Naturalism or anti-naturalism? No, thanks — both are worse!ʼ: Science, Materialism, and Slavoj Žižek”.Adrian Johnston - 2012 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 261 (3):321-346.
  22. Conflicted Matter: Jacques Lacan and the Challenge of Secularizing Materialism.Adrian Johnston - 2008 - Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 19:166-188.
     
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    The True Thing is the Hole: Freudian-Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Derridean Chronolibidinal Reading – Another Friendly Reply to Martin Hägglund.Adrian Johnston - 2013 - Derrida Today 6 (2):146-168.
    This article is an installment in an ongoing debate between me and Hägglund. Both here and throughout our exchanges, I argue on behalf of Freud and Lacan against Hägglund's Derrida-inspired critique of psychoanalysis. Prior to the appearance of Hägglund's 2012 book Dying for Time, the back-and-forth between us centered primarily around the issue of just how atheistic Freudian-Lacanian analysis really is in light of the Derridean-Hägglundian ‘radical atheism’ delineated by Hägglund's 2008 book of that title. In this piece, which focuses (...)
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  24. Nothing is Not Always No-One: Voiding Love.Adrian Johnston - 2005 - Filozofski Vestnik 26 (2).
    Alain Badiou credits Jacques Lacan with the formulation of an idea of love that demands to be granted a central place in the structure of any contemporary philosophy worthy of the name. However, at the same time, Badiou is understandably wary of the psychoanalytic tendency to dismiss the amorous as epiphenomenal in relation to the libidinal, to treat love as disguised lust. In both avoiding the indefensible move of strictly partitioning the amorous and the libidinal by situating them as two (...)
     
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  25. There is Truth, and Then There Are Truths—or, Slavoj Žižek as a Reader of Alain Badiou.Adrian Johnston - unknown
    The paper was first published in -turn: A Journal of Lacanian Studies, vol. 2, Spring 2005, pp. 85-141.
     
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    Slavoj Žižek's Hegelian Reformation: Giving a Hearing to The Parallax View.Adrian Johnston - 2007 - Diacritics 37 (1):3-20.
  27. The World Before Worlds: Quentin Meillassoux and Alain Badiou's Anti-Kantian Transcendentalism.Adrian Johnston - 2009 - Contemporary French Civilization 33 (1):73-99.
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    The Object in the Mirror of Genetic Transcendentalism: Lacan’s Objet Petit a Between Visibility and Invisibility. [REVIEW]Adrian Johnston - 2013 - Continental Philosophy Review 46 (2):251-269.
    One of the more superficially perplexing features of Lacan’s notion of objet petit a is the fact that he simultaneously characterizes it as both non-specularizable (i.e., incapable of being captured in spatio-temporal representations) and specular (i.e., incarnated in visible avatars). This assignment of the apparently contradictory attributes of visibility and invisibility to object a is a reflection of this object’s strange position at the intersection of transcendental and empirical dimensions. Indeed, this object, which Lacan holds up as his central psychoanalytic (...)
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  29. Reflections of a Rotten Nature: Hegel, Lacan, and Material Negativity.Adrian Johnston - 2012 - Filozofski Vestnik 33 (2).
    Herein, I distinguish between two basic, fundamental conceptions of the sorts of negativity associated with subjectivity throughout modern European philosophy up to the present: on the one hand, a mystical vision in which the unexplained explainer of a mysterious nothingness is appealed to as a ground-zero given; on the other hand, a materialist idea according to which the real privative causes of absences and antagonisms are internally generated out of precisely specifiable natural and human historical processes involving accumulations of multitudes (...)
     
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  30. Revulsion is Not Without its Subject: Kant, Lacan, Žižek and the Symptom of Subjectivity.Adrian Johnston - unknown
    This paper was first published in Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, no. 15, Spring 2004, pp. 199-228.
     
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    Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction, by Ray Brassier.Adrian Johnston - 2009 - Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 40 (1):107-109.
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  32. Affective Life Between Signifiers and Jouis-Sens: Lacan’s Senti-Ments and Affectuations.Adrian Johnston - 2009 - Filozofski Vestnik.
    Not only is Lacan’s repeatedly advanced assertion that Freud categorically denies the existence of unconscious affects a misleading oversimplification of Freud’s various ambivalent discussions of this issue—Lacan’s own circumnavigations around the topic of affect are much more nuanced and subtle than either he or many of his commentators often acknowledge. What’s more, such complexities aren’t confined solely to the tenth seminar of 1962-1963 devoted to a sustained discussion of anxiety, a seminar to which Lacan sometimes appeals in response to criticisms (...)
     
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    Confronting the New Sophists.Adrian Johnston - 2002 - Theory and Event 6 (2).
  34. Revulsion is Not Without its Subject: Kant, Lacan, Žižek, and the Symptom of Subjectivity.Adrian Johnston - 2004 - Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 15:199-228.
    This paper was first published in Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, no. 15, Spring 2004, pp. 199-228.
     
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    Hegel: The Restlessness of the Negative.Adrian Johnston - 2004 - The Owl of Minerva 36 (1):68-74.
    Ever since Alexandre Kojève’s famous seminars on the Phenomenology of Spirit during the 1930s, Hegel has served as a central reference point for the philosophical developments occurring in twentieth-century France. Such luminaries as Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and Lacan absorbed Hegel through Kojève, making the now familiar themes of dialectics, negativity, and alterity into key pieces of their own intellectual edifices. Later, Jean Hyppolite became the principal scholar and disseminator of Hegelian ideas in Paris, translating Hegel’s works and publishing commentaries that set (...)
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    Review of Fabio Vighi, On Žižek's Dialectics: Surplus, Subtraction, Sublimation[REVIEW]Adrian Johnston - 2011 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2011 (1).
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    The Soul of Dasein: Schelling's Doctrine of the Soul and Heidegger's Analytic of Dasein.Adrian Johnston - 2003 - Philosophy Today 47 (3):227-251.
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    Notice Board.David Johnston & Adrian van den Hoven - 2013 - Sartre Studies International 19 (2):132-147.
    Notice board of current events, such as conferences, publications and media broadcasts linked to Sartre's life, work and intellectual legacy.
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    The Soul of Dasein: Schelling's Doctrine of the Soul and Heidgger's Analytic of Desein.Adrian Johnston - 2003 - Philosophy Today 47 (3):227-251.
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  40. Courage Before the Event: The Force of Affects.Adrian Johnston - 2008 - Filozofski Vestnik 29 (2).
    The paper deals extensively with the question of the emergence of the radically New in Badiou from Being and Event, Ethics, Handbook of Inaesthetics, to Logics of Worlds, from the perspective of affects. It exhaustively presents many of the open dilemmas regarding Badiou's theory of affects, and subsequently also discusses other critical readings of Badiou on these topics, i.e. Žižek's reading of Badiou's theory of points and Kacem's understanding of affects. It finally concludes presupposing that Badiouian states are not as (...)
     
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    Hegel: The Restlessness of the Negative. [REVIEW]Adrian Johnston - 2004 - The Owl of Minerva 36 (1):68-74.
    Ever since Alexandre Kojève’s famous seminars on the Phenomenology of Spirit during the 1930s, Hegel has served as a central reference point for the philosophical developments occurring in twentieth-century France. Such luminaries as Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and Lacan absorbed Hegel through Kojève, making the now familiar themes of dialectics, negativity, and alterity into key pieces of their own intellectual edifices. Later, Jean Hyppolite became the principal scholar and disseminator of Hegelian ideas in Paris, translating Hegel’s works and publishing commentaries that set (...)
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    Catherine Malabou. Changing Difference: The Feminine and the Question of Philosophy. [REVIEW]Adrian Johnston & Carolyn Shread - 2014 - philoSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism 4 (2):235-238.
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    Sextimacy–Freud, Mortality, and a Reconsideration of the Role of Sexuality in Psychoanalysis1.Adrian Johnston - 2010 - In Jens de Vleminck (ed.), Sexuality and Psychoanalysis: Philosophical Criticisms. Leuven University Press. pp. 10--35.
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  44. A Weak Nature Alone: Substance and Subject Throughout Hegel's Philosophy.Adrian Johnston - 2011 - Filozofski Vestnik 32 (3):117 - +.
     
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    Le šibka narava: substanca in subjekt v Heglovi filozofiji.Adrian Johnston - 2011 - Filozofski Vestnik 32 (3).
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  46. From the Spectacular Act to the Vanishing Act: Badiou, Žižek, and the Politics of Lacanian Theory.Adrian Johnston - unknown
    This article is a chapter in Did Somebody Say Ideology?: Slavoj Žižek in a Post-Ideological Universe, Fabio Vighi and Heiko Feldner [ed.], Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007.
     
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  47. Hitri in mrtvi: Alain Badiou in razcepljene hitrosti transformacije.Adrian Johnston - 2006 - Problemi 7.
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  48. Konfliktna Materija: Jacques Lacan in Izziv Sekulariziranja Materializma.Adrian Johnston - 2008 - Problemi 7.
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  49. Meta-Dialectics and the Balancing Acts of Žižekianism: A Response to Fabio Vighi.Adrian Johnston - 2010 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 4 (1).
     
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  50. Odwet Hume’a – À Dieu, Meillassoux?Adrian Johnston - 2015 - Kronos - metafizyka, kultura, religia 2 (33).
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