Slavoj Žižek

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Slavoj Žižek

Slavoj Žižek (pronounced: slaˈvɔj ʒiˈʒɛk) (born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian sociologist, postmodern philosopher, and Lacanian cultural critic.


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Žižek was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He received a D.A. in philosophy from the University of Ljubljana, then studied psychoanalysis at the University of Paris. In 1990 he was a presidential candidate for the "Liberal Democracy of Slovenia". Žižek is currently a professor in European Graduate School and a post-doctoral senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana. Žižek is the founder and president of the Society for Theoretical Psychoanalysis, Ljubljana.



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