Slavoj Zizek

Slavoj Zizek is a Slovenian sociologist, postmodern philosopher, and cultural critic. In 1990 he ran for Presidency of the Republic of Slovenia and is currently the international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities.

Books by Slavoj Zizek


Published: February 2009

'The Elvis of cultural theory' confirms his status as the most exciting philosopher in recent history as he explores the nature of violence in typically controversial style.

How to Read Lacan

Published: December 2006

Is psychoanalysis dead or are we to read frequent attacks on its theoretical 'mistakes' and clinical 'frauds' as a proof of its vitality?

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