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Der Krieg und das fehlende ontologische Zentrum der Politik, Gespräch mit Sabine Reul and Thomas Deichmann

Sabine Reul und Thomas Deichmann trafen den Philosophen Slavoj Zizek an der Frankfurter Buchmesse im Oktober 2001 für ein Gespräch über sein Buch [amazon asin=1844673014&text=Die Tücke des Subjekts]. Sabine Reul & Thomas Deichmann: Ihre beiden nun auch in Deutschland verlegten Bücher Die Tücke des Subjekts und Die gnadenlose Liebe handeln von der Krise des Subjekts Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
Interviews

“The one measure of true love is: you can insult the other”, Interview with Sabine Reul and Thomas Deichmann

The Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek has gained something of a cult following for his many writings – including The Ticklish Subject, a playful critique of the intellectual assault upon human subjectivity. At the prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2001, he talked to Sabine Reul and Thomas Deichmann about subjectivity, Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
Artiklar

Krigets och politikens frånvarande centrum, En intervju med Sabine Reul och Thomas Deichmann

Under bokmässan i Frankfurt, i oktober 2001, samtalade Sabine Reul och Thomas Deichmann med filosofen Slavoj Zizek om subjektets och politikens kris, bland annat utifrån hans bok [amazon asin=1844673014&text=The Ticklish Subject]. Sabine Reul & Thomas Deichmann: Kastar händelserna den 11 september nytt ljus över er diagnos? Slavoj Zizek: Under de senaste veckorna Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
- Newspapers and Magazines

The Desert of the Real

Christopher Isherwood, an Englishman who became an American, once gave expression to the unreality of American daily life, exemplified in the motel room: “American motels are unreal! … They are deliberately designed to be unreal. … The Europeans hate us because we’ve retired to live inside our advertisements, like hermits Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
- Newspapers and Magazines

On Peter Singer

In his marvelous [amazon asin=B003SRXEWS&text=La peur en Occident], Jean Delumeau reports how, when faced with the threat of plague, a late medieval community reacted in six steps which followed one another with an inexorable necessity: first, they went on as if there is no disease; then, they explained away each Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
- Academic Journals

Love Without Mercy

[Appeared in Pli, Vol. 11 (2001), pp. 177-199 (pdf)] 1 Against the Digital Heresy In the Larry King debate between a rabbi, a Catholic priest and a Southern Baptist, broadcast in March 2000, both the rabbi and the priest expressed their hope that the unification of religions is feasible, since, Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago
Articles

Lenin, Lukacs, Stalin; The Leninist Freedom

Is this, however, the whole story? How does freedom effectively function in liberal democracies themselves? Although Clinton’s presidency epitomizes the Third Way of the today’s (ex-)Left succumbing to the Rightist ideological blackmail, his healthcare reform program would nonetheless have amounted to a kind of act, at least in today’s conditions, Read more…

By Slavoj Žižek, ago