Slavoj Zizek

Slavoj Zizek is a Slovenian sociologist, postmodern philosopher, and cultural critic. In 1990 he ran for Presidency of the Republic of Slovenia and is currently the international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities.

Books by Slavoj Zizek

Violence

Published: February 2009

'The Elvis of cultural theory' confirms his status as the most exciting philosopher in recent history as he explores the nature of violence in typically controversial style.

Violence (Big Ideas)

Published: March 2008

Intellectual icon and enfant terrible, Slavoj Zizek, examines the hidden causes of violence.

How to Read Lacan

Published: December 2006

Is psychoanalysis dead or are we to read frequent attacks on its theoretical 'mistakes' and clinical 'frauds' as a proof of its vitality?

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