Reviews // 2 Articles
Systemic and Subjective: The Violence of 'The International' and the Global Financial Order
13 May 2012 // 5:00 PM
The weapons deals in The International and the back-door negotiations between corporate lobbies and Congress are two sides of the same coin; both use overwhelming systemic violence to further their ends.
Žižek Continues His Love Affair With Hegel in 'Absolute Recoil'
24 Nov 2014 // 1:00 AM
Absolute Recoil is less a "major philosophical intervention" and more a natural continuation of Žižek's decades-long project of interpreting the world through Hegelian and Lacanian analysis.
Populist Revolts and Philosophy: 'The Year of Dreaming Dangerously'
21 Oct 2012 // 5:05 PM
As in his previous work, critic and philosopher Slavoj Žižek challenges the status quo, yet similar to street activists, he sidesteps what must be done for practical reform.