Friday, January 8, 2010

Slavoj Žižek - Why Only an Atheist Can Believe: Politics Between Fear and Trembling

iek addresses the complicated relationship between belief, or what we take to be belief, and our desire to see all. The lecture is followed by a brief period of questions and answers.

Calvin College, Michigan. November 10, 2006


ZiZek 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". Zizek is currently a professor in European Graduate School and a post-doctoral senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana. Zizek is the founder and president of the Society for Theoretical Psychoanalysis, Ljubljana.

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