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Essentially the most widely-read thinkers writing this present day, Slavoj Žižek's paintings should be either exciting and difficult in equivalent degree. Žižek: A advisor for the at a loss for words is the main up to date advisor to be had for readers suffering to grasp the tips of this highly influential philosopher. Unpacking the philosophical references that fill Žižek's writings, the e-book explores his affects, together with Lacan, Kant, Hegel and Marx. From there, a bankruptcy on 'Reading Žižek' courses the reader during the ways in which he applies those center theoretical strategies in key texts like Tarrying With the detrimental, The Ticklish topic and The Parrallax View and in his books approximately pop culture like taking a look Awry and luxuriate in Your Symptom! significant secondary writings and movies that includes Žižek also are coated.

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P. sixty one. seventy seven Žižek, The Ticklish topic (2000c, p. 55). seventy eight Žižek, For They recognize now not What They Do (2008b, p. 99). seventy nine Žižek, The Pervert’s advisor to the Cinema (2006d, 1. 34. 30-1. 36. 58). eighty Žižek, For They comprehend now not What They Do (2008b, p. xcvi, emphasis in original). eighty one Žižek, The Parallax View (2006c, p. 28). eighty two Žižek, The safeguard of misplaced explanations (2009b, p. 127). eighty three Žižek, The Ticklish topic (2000c, p. 99). eighty four Žižek, Organs with no our bodies (2004d, p. 25). eighty five Žižek, Tarrying with the damaging (2004c, p. 129). 86 Žižek, The Puppet and the Dwarf (2003, p. 77); Žižek, The Parallax View (2006c, p. 26, emphasis in original). 87 Hegel (1977, p. 208 [343], emphasis in original). 88 Žižek, The elegant item of Ideology (1989, p. 207, emphasis in original). fifty six fifty seven one hundred sixty ENDNOTES Ibid. , p. 209. Hegel (1977, p. 10 [17], emphasis in original). ninety one Žižek, For They recognize now not What They Do (2008b, p. 165). ninety two Žižek, get pleasure from Your Symptom! (2008a, p. 266). ninety three Žižek, For They understand now not What They Do (2008b, p. 99). ninety four Žižek, The Ticklish topic (2000, p. 275). ninety five Žižek, The Indivisible the rest (2007e, p. 211); Hawkins and Mlodinow (2010, p. 44). ninety six Holbein’s The Ambassadors, which Zizek refers to greater than as soon as, is interpreted during this means by means of Lacan: the shape of the determine that turns into a cranium is determined by the spectator’s place in order that within the portray the distorted cranium is the purpose the place the topic turns into a part of the article; the item gazes again, taking the subject’s presence into consideration, ‘showing us that, as topics, we're actually referred to as into the image’ (Lacan, 2004, p. 92). ninety seven Johnston (2007, p. 241). ninety eight Žižek, The Ticklish topic (2000, p. one hundred sixty, emphasis in original). ninety nine Žižek, The chic item of Ideology (1989, p. 226). a hundred Quoted in Žižek, The Metastases of delight (2005c, p. 145); Žižek, The Abyss of Freedom (1997, p. 9). one zero one Žižek, The Cogito and the subconscious (1998, p. 248); Žižek and Daly, Conversations with Žižek (2004, pp. 59–61); Johnston (2008, pp 167–77). 102 Žižek, The Ticklish topic (2000, p. 86, emphasis in original). 103 Žižek, The Metastases of delight (2005c, p. 36). 104 Ibid. , p. 36 (emphasis in original). 89 ninety bankruptcy 4 Žižek, For They comprehend no longer What They Do (2008b, p. a hundred, emphasis in original). 2 Žižek (2010b, p. 94). three Žižek, the delicate Absolute (2000b, pp. 17–19); Žižek, On trust (2001a, pp. 18–19). four Žižek, the delicate Absolute (2000b, pp. 22–3). five Žižek, On trust (2001a, p. 21). 6 Žižek, The Parallax View (2006c, p. 61). 7 Ibid. , p. 266, p. 118; Žižek, the delicate Absolute (2000b, pp. 17–20). eight Žižek, On trust (2001a, p. 15, emphasis in original). nine Žižek, The Indivisible the rest (2007e, p. 4); Žižek, The chic item of Ideology (1989, p. 18); Žižek, The Fright of genuine Tears (2001b, p. 166). In Marx, for instance: ‘The much less you consume, drink, purchase books, visit the theatre, move dancing, pass ingesting, imagine, love, theorize, sing, paint, fence, and so on. , the extra you shop and the higher turns into that treasure which neither moths nor maggots can devour – your capital’ (Marx, 1975, p.

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