In this new book, Slavoj Zizek and Glyn Daly engage in a series of entertaining conversations which illustrate the originality of Zizek'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.
Zizek is a Slovenian sociologist who trained as a Lacanian and uses Lacan to analyse popular culture and politics.
Illustrates the originality of Zizek's thinking on psychoanalysis, philosophy, multi-culturalism, popular/cyber culture, totalitarianism, ethics and politics.
Provides a unique glimpse of Zizek's humour and character and offers new material and fresh perspectives which will be of interest to followers of Zizek's writings.
Slavoj Zizek is Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Sociology at Ljubljana University, Slovenia. Glyn Daly is at University College, Northampton.
Introduction. 1. Contexts and horizons: Opening the Space of Philosophy. 2. The Madness of Reason: Encounters of the Real Kind. 3. Subject of Modernity: Virtuality and the Fragility of the Real. 4. Tolerance and the Intolerable: Enjoyment, Ethics and Event. 5. Miracles do happen: Globalization(s) and Politics