Slavoj Žižek's Interviews
Should Julian Assange be extradited to America?
Freddy speaks to philosopher Slavoj Zizek ahead of what we understand will be Julian Assange's final court appeal against extradition back to the US. The WikiLeaks founder has been wanted by the US authorities after he leaked tens of thousands of highly sensitive documents. On the podcast they discuss the parallels bet
Season 5 Episode 5: Slavoj Zizek on Hegel, Marx, Ukraine, Political Correctness & His Critics
Philosopher, psychologist, and commentator Slavoj Žižek comes back to the show to talk with Ben Burgis about....well....everything. The conversation hits on everything from the relationship between Hegelianism and Marxism to political correctness to Ukraine to how to think about what comes after capitalism. Before we p
Slavoj Žižek: We are addicted to chaos
Florence Read meets Slavoj Žižek. In his new book 'Surplus Enjoyment: A Guide for the Non-Perplexed', psychoanalyst and Marxist philosopher Slavoj Žižek argues that Western decadence has reached a point of no return. When it comes to the simultaneous crises of climate change, the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, he ass
Slavoj Zizek vs. Terry Pinkard (How to Read Hegel)
Slavoj Zizek and Terry Pinkard join Douglas Lain to discuss Hegel's Spirit or Geist. Is Hegel a philosopher that returns us to metaphysics or did Hegel continue Kant's Copernican turn? Further, must we overcome all metaphysical claims, even negative claims?
Season 3 Episode 29: The Return of Slavoj Zizek
Ben Burgis and the GTAA crew talk about Hitchens and lesser figures who "left the left." Slovenian anti-capitalist philosopher Slavoj Zizek returns to the show to talk about subjects ranging from communism to AOC"s boyfriend"s feet. There"s a preview of the last patron episode w/Conrad Hamilton, Professor Jennifer Burg
philosopher Slavoj Zizek on his new book Heaven In Disorder
(12/13/21) As we being to emerge from the pandemic, other crises move center stage—outrageous inequality, climate disaster, desperate refugees, mounting tensions of a new cold war. The abiding motif of our time appears to be relentless chaos. Acknowledging the possibilities for new beginnings at moments of catastrophe,