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Slavoj Zizek - Books by and about the Slovenian Marxist philosopher, psychoanalyst and cultural critic.

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

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  • Cover image of book First As Tragedy, Then As Farce by Slavoj Žižek
    First As Tragedy, Then As Farce - by Slavoj Žižek

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786635938 | ISBN 10: 1786635933

    From the tragedy of 9/11 to the farce of the financial meltdown.   Billions of dollars were hastily poured into the global banking system in a frantic attempt at financial stabilisation. So why has it not been possible to bring the same forces to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Courage of Hopelessness: Chronicles of a Year of Acting Dangerously by Slavoj Žižek
    The Courage of Hopelessness: Chronicles of a Year of Acting Dangerously - by Slavoj Žižek

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141986098 | ISBN 10: 0141986093

    In these troubled times, even the most pessimistic diagnosis of our future ends with an uplifting hint that things might not be as bad as all that, that there is light at the end of the tunnel.   Yet, argues Slavoj Žižek, it is only when we have ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lenin 2017 by V. I. Lenin and Slavoj Žižek
    Lenin 2017 - by V. I. Lenin and Slavoj Žižek

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786631886 | ISBN 10: 1786631881

    One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Žižek shows why Lenin’s thought is still important today.   V. I. Lenin’s originality and importance as a revolutionary leader is most often associated with the seizure of power in 1917. Bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Against the Double Blackmail: Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbours by Slavoj �i�ek
    Against the Double Blackmail: Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbours - by Slavoj �i�ek

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141984124 | ISBN 10: 0141984120

    Today, hundreds of thousands of people, desperate to escape war, violence and poverty, are crossing the Mediterranean to seek refuge in Europe. Our response from our protected European standpoint, argues Slavoj Zizek, offers two versions of ideologic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism by Slavoj Zizek
    Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism - by Slavoj Zizek

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141979540 | ISBN 10: 0141979542

    In Trouble in Paradise, Slavoj Zizek, one of our most famous, most combative philosophers, explains how by drawing on the ideas of communism, we can find a way out of the crisis of capitalism.  There is obviously trouble in the global capitalist ... more

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  • Cover image of book Absolute Recoil: Towards A New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism by Slavoj iek
    Absolute Recoil: Towards A New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism - by Slavoj iek

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784781996 | ISBN 10: 1784781991

    Philosophical materialism in all its forms from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj ieks argument in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism by Slavoj iek
    Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism - by Slavoj iek

    £16.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241004968 | ISBN 10: 0241004969

    In Trouble in Paradise, Slavoj iek, one of our most famous, most combative philosophers, explains how by drawing on the ideas of communism, we can find a way out of the crisis of capitalism.   There is obviously trouble in the global capital ... more

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  • Cover image of book Event: Philosophy in Transit by Slavoj iek
    Event: Philosophy in Transit - by Slavoj iek

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846146268 | ISBN 10: 1846146267

    Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj Ziziek explores the concept of 'event', in the second in this new series of easily digestible philosophy.  What is really happening when something happens?  In the second in a new se ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Universal Exception by Slavoj iek
    The Universal Exception - by Slavoj iek

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472570079 | ISBN 10: 1472570073

    Slavoj iek is one of the world's foremost cultural commentators: a prolific writer and thinker, whose adventurous, unorthodox and wide-ranging writings have won him a unique place as one of the most high profile thinkers of our time.  The Univ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Comradely Greetings: The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj by Nadya Tolokonnikova and Slavoj iek
    Comradely Greetings: The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj - by Nadya Tolokonnikova and Slavoj iek

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781687734 | ISBN 10: 1781687730

    A fascinating exchange between the punk-philosopher and the philosopher-punk.   We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zizek
    Zizek's Jokes (Did You Hear the One About Hegel and Negation?) - by Slavoj iek, edited by Audun Mortensen

    £12.95   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780262026710 | ISBN 10: 0262026716

    "A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes."(Ludwig Wittgenstein) The good news is that this book offers an entertaining but enlightening compilation of iekisms. Unlike any other book by Slavoj iek, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Absolute Recoil: Towards a New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism by Slavoj iek
    Absolute Recoil: Towards a New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism - by Slavoj iek

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781686829 | ISBN 10: 1781686823

    ieks new philosophical masterwork.  Philosophical materialism in all its forms from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The iek Dictionary by Rex Butler (Editor)
    The iek Dictionary - by Rex Butler (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781844655823 | ISBN 10: 1844655822

    Slavoj iek is the most popular and discussed philosopher in the world today. His prolific writings across philosophy, psychoanalysis, political and social theory, film, music and religion always engage and provoke. The power of his ideas, the b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Idea of Communism 2 by Slavoj iek (Editor)
    The Idea of Communism 2 - by Slavoj iek (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844679805 | ISBN 10: 1844679802

    Key theorists discuss the future of communism in New York.  The first volume of The Idea of Communism followed the 2009 London conference called in response to Alain Badious communist hypothesis, where an all-star cast of radical intellectua ... more

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  • Cover image of book Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism by Slavoj iek
    Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism - by Slavoj iek

    £25.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781681275 | ISBN 10: 1781681279

    Slavoj iek's masterwork on the Hegelian Legacy.  For the last two centuries, Western philosophy has developed in the shadow of Hegel, an influence each new thinker struggles to escape. As a consequence, Hegel's absolute idealism has become ... more

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  • Cover image of book Demanding the Impossible by Slavoj Zizek
    Demanding the Impossible - by Slavoj Zizek

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780745672298 | ISBN 10: 0745672299

    Where are we today and what is to be done? Slavoj Zizek ponders these questions in this unique and timely book. Based on live interviews, the book captures Zizek at his irrepressible best, elucidating such topics as the uprisings of the Arab Spring ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year of Dreaming Dangerously by Slavoj Zizek
    The Year of Dreaming Dangerously - by Slavoj Zizek

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781781680421 | ISBN 10: 1781680426

    The renowned philosopher finds a utopian future in worldwide protests.  Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. While protesters in New York, Cairo, London, and Athens took to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Introducing Slavoj Zizek: A Graphic Guide by Christopher Kul-Want and Piero
    Introducing Slavoj Zizek: A Graphic Guide - by Christopher Kul-Want and Piero

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848312937 | ISBN 10: 1848312938

    A brand-new Introducing title on the worlds most dangerous philosopher.   Slavoj Zizek is one of those rare philosophers writing today whose fame exceeds academia and who is widely known publicly.   Zizeks work and writings ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolution at the Gates:  Zizek on Lenin: The 1917 Writings by V. I. Lenin, Edited by Slavoj Zizek
    Revolution at the Gates: Zizek on Lenin: The 1917 Writings - by V. I. Lenin, Edited by Slavoj Zizek

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677146 | ISBN 10: 1844677141

    How to reinvent Lenin in the era of 'cultural capitalism.'  The idea of a Lenin renaissance might well provoke an outburst of sarcastic laughter. Marx is OK, but Lenin? Doesn't he stand for the big catastrophe which left its mark on the entir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? Four Interventions in the (Mis)Use of a Notion by Slavoj Zizek
    Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? Four Interventions in the (Mis)Use of a Notion - by Slavoj Zizek

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677139 | ISBN 10: 1844677133

    Undermining the liberal-democratic consensus that enables the designation of totalitarianism.  In some circles, a nod towards totalitarianism is enough to dismiss any critique of the status quo. Such is the insidiousness of the neo-liberal ideo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violence by Slavoj Zizek
    Violence - by Slavoj Zizek

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846680274 | ISBN 10: 1846680271

    Does the advent of capitalism and, indeed, civilisation cause more violence than it prevents? Is there violence in the simple idea of 'the neighbour'? And could the appropriate form of action against violence today simply be to contemplate, to think? ... more

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