Zizek: A Critical Introduction
April 2003, Polity
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- The powerful and explosive writings of Zizek, the most significant interdisciplinary thinker of modern times, are here presented and evaluated for the first time.
- Žižek’s thought revolves around ‘the real’, an elusive concept in Lacanian psychoanalysis; he refines and tests this concept against key philosophical thinkers from Descartes to Derrida, especially Hegel.
- Kay outlines the development of Zizek's thought, and explains his key premises, themes, and terms.
- Kay goes on to demonstrate that the decisive orientation of Žižek’s thought is ultimately political - he uses psychoanalysis and philosophy not just to understand the world, but also in order to change it.