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Zizek and his contemporaries

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In recent years, the popularity of the inimitable Slavoj Zizek has perhaps cast a shadow over the collective influence exerted by Slovenian intellectuals on modern day philosophy. Yet despite his image as an isolated genius, this timely book relocates Zizek as a thinker whose ideas are born of a specifically Slovenian context. Although only coming to international notice in the early 1990s, the Slovenian school needs to be understood as the culmination of a series of intellectual, artistic and political movements inextricably connected to the quest for the succession of Slovenia from Yugoslavia. These developments in thought must also be seen in the light of one of the giants of Continental philosophy: Jacques Lacan. Featuring brand new interviews with three of its forerunners - Zizek, Mladen Dolar and Alenka Zupancic - this fascinating account details each philosopher's individual concerns, whilst shedding light on the complex genealogy and continuing development of the Slovenian Neo-Lacanian school. Rarely are we afforded such an opportunity to study the birth of a philosophy from a seminal moment in modern history.

The book is in a very good condition, as new and pristine inside without any annotations.

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Author(s):
Jones Irwin & Helena Motoh
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1441111786
ISBN-13:
9781441111784
Number of pages:
219
Publisher:
Bloomsbury

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In recent years, the popularity of the inimitable Slavoj Zizek has perhaps cast a shadow over the collective influence exerted by Slovenian intellectuals on modern day philosophy. Yet despite his image as an isolated genius, this timely book relocates Zizek as a thinker whose ideas are born of a specifically Slovenian context. Although only coming to international notice in the early 1990s, the Slovenian school needs to be understood as the culmination of a series of intellectual, artistic and political movements inextricably connected to the quest for the succession of Slovenia from Yugoslavia. These developments in thought must also be seen in the light of one of the giants of Continental philosophy: Jacques Lacan. Featuring brand new interviews with three of its forerunners - Zizek, Mladen Dolar and Alenka Zupancic - this fascinating account details each philosopher's individual concerns, whilst shedding light on the complex genealogy and continuing development of the Slovenian Neo-Lacanian school. Rarely are we afforded such an opportunity to study the birth of a philosophy from a seminal moment in modern history.

The book is in a very good condition, as new and pristine inside without any annotations.

Author(s):
Jones Irwin & Helena Motoh
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1441111786
ISBN-13:
9781441111784
Number of pages:
219
Publisher:
Bloomsbury

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