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  1. The Sublime Object of Ideology.Slavoj Žižek - 1989 - Verso.
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    Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism.Slavoj Žižek - 2012 - Verso.
    In Less Than Nothing, the pinnacle publication of a distinguished career, Slavoj i ek argues that it is imperative that we not simply return to Hegel but that we repeat and exceed his triumphs, overcoming his limitations by being even more ...
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  3. Organs Without Bodies: Deleuze and Consequences.Slavoj Žižek - 2004 - Routledge.
    The latest book by the Slovenian critic Slavoj Zizek takes the work of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze as the beginning of a dazzling inquiry into the realms of radical politics, philosophy, film (Hitchcock, Fight Club ), and psychoanalysis. Of Organs without Bodies Joan Copjec ( Imagine There's No Woman ) has written: "With all his ususal humor and invention, Zizek -- the acknowledged master of the 180 degree turn -- here takes a trip into "enemy" territory to deliver Deleuze of (...)
     
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  4. Violence: Six Sideways Reflections.Slavoj Žižek - 2008 - Picador.
    Book synopsis: Philosopher, cultural critic, and agent provocateur Slavoj Žižek constructs a fascinating new framework to look at the forces of violence in our world. Using history, philosophy, books, movies, Lacanian psychiatry, and jokes, Slavoj Žižek examines the ways we perceive and misperceive violence. Drawing from his unique cultural vision, Žižek brings new light to the Paris riots of 2005; he questions the permissiveness of violence in philanthropy; in daring terms, he reflects on the powerful image and determination of contemporary (...)
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    The Ticklish Subject: The Absent Centre of Political Ontology.Slavoj Žižek - 1999 - Verso.
    With his characteristic wit, Zizek addresses the burning question of how to reformulate a leftist project in an era of global capitalism and liberal-democratic ...
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  6. Against the Populist Temptation.Slavoj Žižek - 2006 - Critical Inquiry 32 (3):551-574.
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    The Parallax View.Slavoj Žižek - 2004 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 8 (2):255-269.
    In his formidable Transcritique: On Kant and Marx, Kojin Karatani endeavors to assert the critical potential of an in-between stance which he calls the “parallaxview”: when confronted with an antinomic stance, in the precise Kantian sense of the term, one should renounce all attempts to reduce one aspect to the other. One should, on the contrary, assert antinomy as irreducible, and conceive the point of radical critique not as a certain determinate position as opposed to another position, but as the (...)
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    In Defense of Lost Causes.Slavoj Žižek - 2008 - Verso.
    Book synopsis: In this combative major new work, philosophical sharpshooter Slavoj Zizek looks for the kernel of truth in the totalitarian politics of the past. Examining Heidegger's seduction by fascism and Foucault's flirtation with the Iranian Revolution, he suggests that these were the 'right steps in the wrong direction.' On the revolutionary terror of Robespierre, Mao and the bolsheviks, Zizek argues that while these struggles ended in historic failure and horror, there was a valuable core of idealism lost beneath the (...)
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  9. First as Tragedy, Then as Farce.Slavoj Žižek - 2009 - Verso.
    Capitalist socialism? -- Crisis as shock therapy -- The structure of enemy propaganda -- Human, all too human-- -- The "new spirit" of capitalism -- Between the two fetishisms -- Communism, again! -- The new enclosure of the commons -- Socialism or communism? -- The "public use of reason" -- --in Haiti -- The capitalist exception -- Capitalism with Asian values-- in Europe -- From profit to rent -- "We are the ones we have been waiting for.".
     
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    Interrogating the Real: [Selected Writings].Slavoj Žižek - 2006 - Continuum.
    Presents collected writings of Slavoj Zizek - one of the world's leading contemporary cultural commentators. Drawing upon a range of his prolific output, the articles here cover psychoanalysis, philosophy and popular culture.
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    How to Read Lacan.Slavoj Žižek - 2006 - W.W. Norton & Co..
    Whenever the membranes of the egg in which the foetus emerges on its way to becoming a new-born are broken, imagine for a moment that something flies off, and that one can do it with an egg as easily as with a man, namely the hommelette, or the lamella. The lamella is something extra-flat, which moves like the amoeba. It is just a little more complicated. But it goes everywhere. And as it is something - I will tell you shortly (...)
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  12. The Neighbor: Three Inquiries in Political Theology.Slavoj Zizek, Eric L. Santner & Kenneth Reinhard - 2006 - University of Chicago Press.
    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." After the horrors of World War II, the Holocaust, Stalinism, and Yugoslavia, Leviticus 19:18 seems (...)
     
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  13. Why Heidegger Made the Right Step in 1933.Slavoj Zizek - 2007 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 1 (4).
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  14. The Idea of Communism.Costas Douzinas & Slavoj Žižek (eds.) - 2010 - Verso.
    Responding to Alain Badiou’s ‘communist hypothesis’, the leading political philosophers of the Left convened in London in 2009 to take part in a landmark conference to discuss the perpetual, persistent notion that, in a truly emancipated society, all things should be owned in common. This volume brings together their discussions on the philosophical and political import of the communist idea, highlighting both its continuing significance and the need to reconfigure the concept within a world marked by havoc and crisis.
     
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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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    Organs Without Bodies: On Deleuze and Consequences.Slavoj Žižek - 2012 - Routledge.
    With a new introduction by the author In this deliciously polemical work, a giant of cultural theory immerses himself in the ideas of a giant of French thought.
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  17. The Fragile Absolute. Or, Why Is the Christian Legacy Worth Fighting For?Slavoj Žižek - 2002 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 64 (3):611-612.
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  18. Philosophy, the “Unknown Knowns,” and the Public Use of Reason.Slavoj Žižek - 2006 - Topoi 25 (1-2):137-142.
    There are not only true or false solutions, there are also false questions. The task of philosophy is not to provide answers or solutions, but to submit to critical analysis the questions themselves, to make us see how the very way we perceive a problem is an obstacle to its solution. This holds especially for today’s public debates on ecological threats, on lack of faith, on democracy and the “war on terror”, in which the “unknown knowns”, the silent presuppositions we (...)
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    Actual Politics.Slavoj Zizek - 2011 - Theory and Event 14 (4).
  20. Philosophy in the Present.Alain Badiou & Slavoj Žižek - 2009 - Polity.
     
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    The Metastases of Enjoyment: Six Essays on Women and Causality.Slavoj Žižek - 2005 - Verso.
    The experience of the Yugoslav war and the rise of "irrational" violence in contemporary societies provides the theoretical and political context of this book, ...
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  22. The Actuality of Ayn Rand.Slavoj Žižek - 2002 - Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 3 (2):215 - 227.
    Slavoj Žižek argues that Rand's fascination for male figures displaying absolute, unswayable determination of their Will, seems to offer the best imaginable confirmation of Sylvia Plath's famous line, "every woman adores a Fascist." But the properly subversive dimension of Rand's ideological procedure is not to be underestimated: Rand fits into the line of c overconformist' authors who undermine the ruling ideological edifice by their very excessive identification with it. Her over-orthodoxy was directed at capitalism itself; for Rand, the truly heretic (...)
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  23. Ethical Socialism? No, Thanks!Slavoj Zizek - 2004 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 2004 (129):173-189.
  24. For They Know Not What They Do: Enjoyment as a Political Factor.Slavoj Žižek - 1991 - Verso.
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    Tolerance as an Ideological Category.Slavoj Žižek - 2008 - Critical Inquiry 34 (4):660-682.
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    A Leftist Plea for "Eurocentrism".Slavoj Žižek - 1998 - Critical Inquiry 24 (4):988-1009.
  27. Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? Five Interventions in the Use of a Notion.Slavoj Žižek - 2003 - Science and Society 67 (2):253-256.
     
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    Some Bewildered Clarifications.Slavoj Žižek - 2013 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 7 (2).
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    Democracy in What State?Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, Daniel Bensaïd, Wendy Brown, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Rancière, Kristin Ross & Slavoj Zizek - 2011 - Columbia University Press.
    "Is it meaningful to call oneself a democrat? And if so, how do you interpret the word?" -/- In responding to this question, eight iconoclastic thinkers prove the rich potential of democracy, along with its critical weaknesses, and reconceive the practice to accommodate new political and cultural realities. Giorgio Agamben traces the tense history of constitutions and their coexistence with various governments. Alain Badiou contrasts current democratic practice with democratic communism. Daniel Bensaid ponders the institutionalization of democracy, while Wendy Brown (...)
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    A Plea for a Return to Différance (with a Minor Pro Domo Sua).Slavoj Žižek - 2006 - Critical Inquiry 32 (2):226-249.
    The conclusion drawn was that this failure was due to underestimating the depth of Western Christian spiritual foundations, so the accent of subversive activity shifted from politico-economic struggle to "cultural revolution," to the patient intellectual-cultural work of undermining national pride, family, religion, and spiritual commitments, and the spirit of sacrifice for one's country was dismissed as involving the "authoritarian personality"; marital fidelity was supposed to express pathological sexual repression; following Benjamin's motto on how every document of culture is a document (...)
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    Melancholy and the Act.Slavoj Žižek - 2000 - Critical Inquiry 26 (4):657-681.
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    A Plea for Leninist Intolerance.Slavoj Žižek - 2002 - Critical Inquiry 28 (2):542-566.
  33. The Thing From Inner Space on Tarkovsky.Slavoj Zizek - 1999 - Angelaki 4 (3):221-231.
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    Living in the End Times.Slavoj Zizek - unknown
    Book synopsis: There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. Slavoj Žižek has identified the four horsemen of this coming apocalypse: the worldwide ecological crisis; imbalances within the economic system; the biogenetic revolution; and exploding social divisions and ruptures. But, he asks, if the end of capitalism seems to many like the end of the world, how is it possible for Western society to face up to the end times? In a major new (...)
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  35. Towards a Materialist Theology.Slavoj Zizek - 2007 - Angelaki 12 (1):19-26.
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    Censorship Today: Violence, or Ecology as a New Opium for the Masses.Slavoj Zizek - unknown
    Marco Cicala, a Leftist Italian journalist, told me about his recent weird experience: when, in an article, he once used the word "capitalism," the editor asked him if the use of this term is really necessary - could he not replace it by a synonymous one, like "economy"? What better proof of the total triumph of capitalism than the virtual disappearance of the very term in the last 2 or 3 decades? No one, with the exception of a few allegedly (...)
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  37. Language, Violence and Non-Violence.Slavoj Žižek - 2008 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 2 (3).
     
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    The Structure of Domination Today: A Lacanian View.Slavoj Žižek - 2004 - Studies in East European Thought 56 (4):383-403.
    Two topics determine today's liberal tolerant attitude towards Others: the respect of Otherness and the obsessive fear of harassment: the Other is OK insofar as its presence is not intrusive, insofar as the Other is not really Other. The central human right in late-capitalist society, namely the right to be free from all harassment by the Other including the violent imposition of ethical norms, contrasts sharply with the violent imposition of divine Mosaic law – the Decalogue – from which the (...)
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  39. The Abyss of Freedom.Slavoj Zizek, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling & Judith Norman - 1997
     
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    In Defense of Hegel’s Madness.Slavoj Zizek - 2015 - Filozofija I Društvo 26 (4):785-812.
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    Descartes and the Post-Traumatic Subject.Slavoj Žižek - 2008 - Filozofski Vestnik 2.
    If the radical moment of the inauguration of modern philosophy is the rise of the Cartesian cogito, where are we today with regard to cogito? Are we really entering a post-Cartesian era, or is it that only now our unique historical constellation enables us to discern all the consequences of the cogito? The paper deals extensively with these questions on topics introduced by Catherine Malabou's Les nouveaux blessés (The New Wounded). Malabou proposed a critical reformulation of psychoanalysis, her starting point (...)
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    Risk Society and its Discontents.Slavoj Zizek - 1998 - Historical Materialism 2 (1):143-164.
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    The Ongoing “Soft Revolution”.Slavoj Žižek - 2004 - Critical Inquiry 30 (2):292-323.
  44. Interview with Salvoj Žižek and Renata Salecl.Slavoj Žižek - 1991 - Radical Philosophy 58:25-31.
  45. Conversations with Zizek.Slavoj Žižek - 2004
    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 (...)
     
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    Clarification About Plagiarism Accusation.Slavoj Žižek - unknown
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  47. Introduction: A Plea for a Return to Post-Kantian Idealism.Markus Gabriel & Slavoj Zizek - 2009 - In Mythology, Madness, and Laughter: Subjectivity in German Idealism. Continuum.
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    The Cunning of Reason.Slavoj Žižek - 2009 - The Harvard Review of Philosophy 16 (1):104-117.
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    Schlagend, aber nicht Treffend!Slavoj Žižek - 2006 - Critical Inquiry 33 (1):185-211.
  50. An Answer to Todays Crisis: A Leninist View.Slavoj Zizek - 2014 - Crisis and Critique 3:12-39.
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