Tag: Slavoj Zizek
What Does Defending Europe Mean? by Slavoj Žižek – Project Syndicate
Slavoj Žižek argues that the welcome given to Ukrainian refugees has once again exposed an ugly truth. — Read on www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/europe-unequal-treatment-of-refugees-exposed-by-ukraine-by-slavoj-zizek-2022-03 —-Checking in with the ‘ol Zek.
Just gotta check in : Zizek on Ukraine (Translated)
Farmers Letters: Zizek on Ukraine (Translated)— Read on farmersletters.blogspot.com/2022/02/zizek-on-ukraine-translated.html —— “form… is never just a form, it is part of the content…” The Two Routes translation: The content material always concerns the form, and the substance is that which arises, in once instance, as contradiction, yet in another instance as irony. The real attempt to…
(PDF) The Philosophical Hack: The Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Event | Cedric Nathaniel – Academia.edu
xThe Philosophical Hack uses Slavoj Zizek’s book “Event” as a platform from which to hack into philosophy. A hack in one sense is someone who knows how to use the technology but nevertheless assembles useful objects in non-conventional manners. A hack — Read on www.academia.edu/39724836/The_Philosophical_Hack_The_Concluding_Unscientific_Postscript_to_Event * An epistemological horizon left to its own operation, un-hacked,…
Slavoj Zizek’s SEX AND THE FAILED ABSOLUTE I: Presentations
In this chapter I begin my discussion of Slavoj Zizek’s SEX AND THE FAILED ABSOLUTE and present its overall structure and general argument. Subjects … Slavoj Zizek’s SEX AND THE FAILED ABSOLUTE I: Presentations —- Great stuff! I have not read Zizeks book the Blake gets into here. but the beginning of this book and…
Reposting Russell Sbriglia responds…
Last year, I published a review of Sbriglia and Žižek’s Subject Lessons anthology, a review that can be found HERE. Sbriglia’s response has just been… Russell Sbriglia responds — Thanks Doctor Zamalek. And, of course, my comment, but in the next post.
Comment on “We’re all just different!” How Intersectionality is Being Colonized by White People
Working in student affairs on a university campus, I feel like I hear the words “intersectionality” or “intersectional” said out loud at least 20 … “We’re all just different!” How Intersectionality is Being Colonized by White People —- Aaaand my comment: The nature of society as an imagined symbolic fantasy is to commandeer and distort…
Normativity and critical race theory
apple.news/AAMsdATRIR9SSRpKGhegrZQ ￼ The renowned and infamous critical social theorist and Philosopher Slavoj Zizek Develops a notion somewhere in one of his books about the significant issue of reality in the context of philosophy is not simply change, but a change in how we are able to reckon what change is￼– and whether or not we…
Zizek on Racism: And, the reason for orientation.
youtu.be/472lCEy4dBw Zizek suggests the interface of struggle is between identity and universality. This is interesting to me in as much as I propose a new basis of what is universal. I always get from Zizek a sort of global version of racism which could be a little off from the formulation which has arisen in…
Event and Substance
Various philosophers have already discussed the “event”recently. I generally consider three philosophers contemporary that are significant to the discussion of truth. I talk about them all the time: Zizek, Badiou, Laruelle; The indivisible remainder, void, and void qua void as implicated in non-philosophy, respectively. ￼Which is to say, in a very Witgenstein manner, that whatever…
A Bridge which Defines: On Richard Rorty’s very pragmatic interpretation of Gadamer Hermeneutics in his Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (1979)
It is easier to describe what something should be not, then to formulate what something should be, as it is easier to deconstruct then to construct. … On Richard Rorty’s very pragmatic interpretation of Gadamer Hermeneutics in his Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (1979) ————- If we can take this short synopsis of these…
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