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Is it Possible to be a Hegelian Today?

Slavoj Žižek: “Is it Possible to be a Hegelian Today?” Tuesday, September 22, 2009 talk at the University at Buffalo. Organized by the Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Culture. Joan Copjec introduces Žižek. Here part 1/7. Click on video to be redirected to youtube for parts 2-6/7. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=184f7R1Tscg&hl=en&fs=1&]
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To Each According to His Greed

by Slavoj Žižekfrom HARPER’S MAGAZINE The only truly surprising thing about the 2008 financial meltdown is how easily the idea was accepted that its happening was unpredictable. Recall the demonstrations that throughout the last decade regularly accompanied meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank: the protesters’ complaints encompassed not only the usual antiglobalization [...]
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Slavoj Žižek – Kosovo Interview

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The Palestinian Question

the couple Symptom / FetishIslamo-Fascism, Christo-Fascism, Zionismmieux vaut un désastre qu’un désêtre by Slavoj Žižek There are two different modes of ideological mystification which should in no way be confused: the liberal-democratic one and the Fascist one. The first one concerns false universality: the subject advocates freedom/equality, not being aware of implicit qualifications which, in their very [...]
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The Critchley-Žižek Debate

Remember the thrilling debate between Simon Critchley and Slavoj Žižek? Here it is again: 1. Simon Critchley publishes Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance2. Slavoj Žižek writes in the London Review of Books: “Resistance is Surrender”3. T.J. Clark and David Graeber respond4. Žižek strikes back5. …and elaborates further in chapter 7 of In Defense [...]
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Slavoj Žižek – Liebe dein Symptom wie Dich selbst!

A documentary made in 1996 about the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUwsHReqci4&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0]
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