Slavoj Žižek / Tony Myers.

Author
Published
  • London ; New York : Routledge 2003
Physical description
xiv, 142 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
  • 041526264X
  • 9780415262644
  • 0415262658 (pbk.)
  • 9780415262651 (pbk.)
  • 9780203634400
  • 0203634403
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-138) and index.
Contents
  • Why Zizek? -- When Zizek shudders (we don't have to): popular culture and philosophy? -- Is this not the way to read Zizek? -- Subject of a biography: biography of a subject -- This book -- -- Key ideas -- Who are Zizek's influences and how do they affect his work? -- Zizek's influences: philosophy, politics and psychoanalysis -- Hegel -- Marx -- Lacan -- The imaginary -- The symbolic -- The real -- The philosopher of the real -- -- What is a subject and why is it so important? -- The cogito -- The cogito and the post-structuralists -- Madness: the vanising mediator between nature and culture -- The birth of God: reading the cogito via Schelling -- From subject to subjectivization -- -- What is so terrible about postmodernity? -- The postmodern risk society -- The disintegration of the big other -- The postmodern superego: enjoy! -- Keeping it real: the return of the other -- The act -- -- How can we distinguish reality from ideology? -- False consciousness and cynicism -- Belief machines -- The three modes of ideology -- The spectre that haunts reality -- What is the relationship between men and women? -- The formulae of sexuation -- 'Woman does not exist' -- 'Women is a symptom of man' -- 'There is no sexual relationship' -- -- Why is racism always a fantasy? -- 'Che vuoi?': 'what do you want from me?' -- Looking through the fantasy window -- The ethnic fantasy -- The ethics of fantasy -- -- After Zizek -- The curse of Jacques: limitations on the influence of Zizek -- Leftism -- Universal criticism -- The retroactive Zizek
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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