Welcome to the Desert of the Real has ratings and 95 reviews. Gavin said: Žižek may be the most high-variance writer since Nietzsche. Very occasion. Bem vindo ao Deserto do Real(Zizek). 4 likes. Book. Zizek, Slavoj, Alain Badiou, Josefina Ayerza (Editor), Dan Perjovschi, Jockum. Nordstrom, Brian Calvin .. Bem-Vindo ao Deserto do Real! Boitempo Editorial.

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I generally find Zizek to be unintelligible. The B rowed Kettle.

Continuum International Publishing Group. See 1 question about Welcome to ak Desert of the Real…. We stared at the remains of the World Trade Center and asked how could this happen here? This is what Zizek seems to insinuate with his thesis that “surplus enjoyment comes first” and that impossible enjoyment, forbidden and repressed, is only a secondary formation projected as origin: The analytic injunction is to speak so as to change. Thus, Zizek condemns New Age mysticism many times over, but goes on to valorise “the cartesian moment of the void, accomplished by Lacan” p JulyPaperback, Language: Libro imprescindible para entender el reflejo del Otro en nuestra sociedad.

Blibliografia (en) – Slavoj Zizek

There is stuff that is useless — for example, giving “readings” of Sophocles’ Antigone as a method for extracting some philosophical item or nugget that has about as much to do with Sophocles or Antigone as does a ham sandwich — and, rwal the other hand, the utterly fascinating insights in ch. A xo hodge-podge of pseudo intellectual mutterings utterly devoid of all merit?


The philosopher notes early that in developing nations people dream about making it to the West, while First Worlders dream about the end of the world. There is some value in mere provocation.

Slavoj Zizek

JulyHardcover, pages, Language: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out. Maybe noise isn’t the right word, but there’s a lot of Antigone diversions on the way to actual di Nicholas Lezard said it very well, about another Zizek book: Khaled Anshasi rated it did vinod like it Mar 27, March 28,2nd edition, Paperback, pages, Language: Conferencias en Buenos Aires Espacios del Saber.

The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime: Five Essays rwal September 11 and Related Dates. Valuable for the ways in which he continually cuts through ideological bywords and B.

Welcome to the Desert of the Real: Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates by Slavoj Žižek

Hardcover, pages, Language: You see what its predictions are, and then test those predictions against reality. The impasse of psychoanalysis, where according to Zizek even Lacan failed, is zizfk by a double bind: JuneNew Edition, Paperback, pages, Language: Tarrying with the Negative: Johnston, Adrian and Slavoj Zizek Preface. I’m a mathematician, have taught probability and statistics, I like keeping myself open to evidence, and edserto the evidence: His philosophy made me think of how we’re being manipulated constantly, how many refuses to know things while they are satisfied living in their stable routine life away from reality.


N thwestern University Press. This point of transcendence, this blinding encounter with the real, is yet another element in the fantasmatic system, bindo one pole in a dualistic fantasm where the other pole is the return to normal life. Sep 27, abhay singh rated it it was amazing. July 15,Paperback, pages, Language: Welcome to the Desert of the Real: One withdraws from a false activity, which was only made possible by the passive acceptance of the superego injunctions of the psychoanalytic framework the vinco, the obligation to talk and of its associated fantasies complete symbolisation, pure desire, transformative question, mad encounter with the real, return to normal life.

The unthinkable which happened was thus the object of fantasy: This book was published on that one-year anniversary. His critique of ben, or his idea of the homo sacer – the person who like an illegal combatant fits into no known legal framework and becomes a non-person, seem fairly sound, but so what?

OctoberHardcover, pages, Language: Jameson, Fredric and Slavoj Zizek. The Politics Of Aesthetics: Or is this the voice of the left?