A podcast for people who are interested in the philosophy of Slavoj Žižek, and are looking for an entry point into his work. The hosts discuss his interventions in philosophy, culture, politics, and art—with special attention paid to his most recent books, and the evolution of his thinking.
This week, after contemplating which philosopher f's the most, the fellas approach the exclusive episode on the concept of Interpassivity. We locate the origin of the term somewhere in-between the thought of Žižek’s and Robert Pfaller. Referring to texts of each, we define interpassivity...
The lads compare notes on Freudian-Lacanian-Zizekian concept of the death drive.
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This week, we talk Žižek’s concept of the Neighbor. In contrast with Levinas’ ethics of the Other, Žižek understands the neighbour to be the site of a kind of inhuman monstrosity. We ask: who are we to speak, who are you to listen?
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