University of Surrey School of Arts Graduate Seminars:
Interdisciplinary Engagements with Philosophy
Tuesday 21st May, 5-6.30pm
in the SEEDpod
Stag Hill Campus, University of Surrey
Introduced by Prof. Peter Boenisch (Dance/Theatre)
1. Slavoj Žižek (1993), Tarrying with the Negative: Kant, Hegel and the Critique of Ideology. Durham: Duke University Press. Ch I.1, “I or He or It (The Thing) Which Thinks”, p. 9-44
2. Slavoj Žižek (2012), Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism. London and New York: Verso. Chapter 10, “Objects, Objects Everywhere”, p. 649-714.
Further Reading – The Same but Different
Slavoj Žižek (1991/2002), For They Know Not What to Do: Enjoyment as a Political Factor. 2nd edition. London and New York: Verso. Foreword to the Second Edition: Enjoyment within the Limits of Reason Alone.
Slavoj Žižek (1999) The Ticklish Subject: The Absent Centre of Political Ontology. London and New York: Verso. Ch 2., “The Hegelian Ticklish Subject”, p. 70-124
All staff and postgraduate students are warmly invited to attend and participate.
All participants are kindly requested to familiarise themselves with the texts prior to the sessions.
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