Slavoj Zizek

Slavoj Zizek

Born: March 21, 1949

Nationality: Chinese

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic working in the traditions of Hegelianism, Marxism and Lacanian psychoanalysis. He has made contributions to political theory, film theory and theoretical psychoanalysis.

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Source/Notes: The Ticklish Subject: The Absent Centre of Political Ontology (London/New York: Verso, 1999), p. 1.