Posts tagged “Slavoj Žižek”
May 11, 2012
April 25, 2012
Slavoj Zizek and Boris Gunjevic will be at the New York Public Library on Wednesday, April 25, at 7pm. The event will be located in the Schwarzman building, Edna Barnes Salomon Room.
April 25, 2012
In a kind of Hegelian triad, the western left has come full circle: after abandoning the so-called “class struggle essentialism” for the plurality of anti-racist, feminist etc struggles, “capitalism” is now clearly re-emerging as the name of the problem.
April 24, 2012
Slavoj Zizek and Boris Gunjevic–co-authors of the forthcoming God in Pain–are going to be coming your way at the LA Public Library on April 24, from 7-9pm. They will be in conversation with Jack Miles, Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies, U.C. Irvine.
For more information, click here.
The event will be held at:
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
April 10, 2012
Hey, New Jersey!
Philosopher and author of God in Pain, Slavoj Zizek will be at Labyrinth Books in Princeton, NJ on Tuesday April 10 at 6pm.
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April 2, 2012
Even from their differing vantages of social critic and theologian, the authors rely on the work of Jacques Lacan and psychoanalysis as an interpretive key for religion, especially the assertion, “If God doesn’t exist, then everything is prohibited.”
October 10, 2011
July 1, 2011
“Focusing on the ethics and philosophy behind WikiLeaks’ work, the conversation will provide a rare opportunity to hear two of the world’s most prominent thinkers discuss some of the most pressing issues of our time. It will also mark the publication of the paperback edition of Slavoj Žižek’s book, Living in the End Times, in which he argues that new ways of using and sharing information, in particular WikiLeaks, are one of a number of harbingers of the end of global capitalism as we know it.” — Democracy Now! website