Slavoj Žižek / Tony Myers.

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Published
  • London ; New York : Routledge 2003
Physical description
xiv, 142 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
  • 041526264X
  • 9780415262644
  • 0415262658 (pbk.)
  • 9780415262651 (pbk.)
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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Slavoj Žižek / Tony Myers.

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Published
  • London ; New York : Routledge 2003
Physical description
1 online resource (157 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-134-50432-2
  • 1-280-06383-1
  • 0-203-63440-3
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; Series editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; WHY IEK?; KEY IDEAS; Who are iek's influences and how do they affect his work?; What is a subject and why is it so important?; What is so terrible about postmodernity?; How can we distinguish reality from ideology?; What is the relationship between men and women?; Why is racism always a fantasy?; AFTER IEK; FURTHER READING; Works cited; Index;
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  • Tony Myers provides a clear and engaging guide to Zizek's key ideas, explaining the main influences on Zizek's thought, most crucially his engagement with Lacanian psychoanalysis, using examples drawn from popular culture and everyday life.

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Slavoj Zizek / Tony Myers.

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  • London : Routledge 2003
ISBN
  • 0203634403
  • 9780203634400
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