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Slavoj Žižek

Philosopher, cultural critic and author of The Year of Dreaming Dangerously

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Slavoj Žižek (© Borut Peterlin)

Slavoj Zizek is a Slovenian philosopher. He first came to attention in the west with the publication in 1989 of The Sublime Object of Ideology, and has since become famous for his charismatic personality and his work which fuses complex continental philosophy with pop culture in books such as Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Lacan… But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock. Since the financial crisis he has become prominent as a Marxist critic of capitalism. “I am…

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