Slavoj Žižek on Hegel and us today

Uplpaded by Deutsches Haus:

  • Slavoj Žižek: Is Hegel Dead—Or Are We Dead in the Eyes of Hegel? 194.00 min, Oct 30, 2015 … a Hegelian View of the Present Age. Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Department of German at NYU present a talk by Slavoj Žižek, Global Distinguished Professor of German at NYU … Introduced by Avital Ronell, Professor of German and Comparative Literature at NYU …;
  • Slavoj Žižek: The Hegelian Wound, 121.21 min, Sept 26, 2014;
  • German Idealism and Psychoanalysis, with Slavoj Zizek, Alenka Zupancic, Mladen Dolar – Part 1, 10.26 min, May 7, 2012 … followed by parts 2 to 5 in autoplay;

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  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (… August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher of the late Enlightenment. He achieved wide renown in his day and, while primarily influential within the continental tradition of philosophy, has become increasingly influential in the analytic tradition as well.[3] Although he remains a divisive figure, his canonical stature within Western philosophy is universally recognized …; /See also; /External Links;
  • Hegelianism is the philosophy of G. W. F. Hegel which can be summed up by the dictum that “the rational alone is real”, which means that all reality is capable of being expressed in rational categories. His goal was to reduce reality to a more synthetic unity within the system of absolute idealism …;
  • Absolute idealism (Hegelianism after Hegel) is an ontologically monistic philosophy attributed to G. W. F. Hegel. It is Hegel’s account of how being is ultimately comprehensible as an all-inclusive whole …;
  • Dialectic or dialectics … also known as the dialectical method, is a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments.[1] The term was popularized by Plato’s Socratic dialogues but the act itself has been central to European and Indian philosophy since antiquity …;
  • Theodor W. Adorno (… born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and composer known for his critical theory of society …; /See also; /External Links;
  • Jürgen Habermas (… born 18 June 1929) is a German sociologist and philosopher in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere. Global polls consistently find that Habermas is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading intellectuals …; /See also; /External Links;
  • Frankfurt School (of critical theory) is a school of social theory and philosophy associated in part with the Institute for Social Research at the Goethe University Frankfurt. Founded during the interwar period, the School consisted of dissidents who were at home neither in the existent capitalist, fascist, nor communist systems that had formed at the time. Many of these theorists believed that traditional theory could not adequately explain the turbulent and unexpected development of capitalist societies in the twentieth century. Critical of both capitalism and Soviet socialism, their writings pointed to the possibility of an alternative path to social development…; /See also; /External Links;
  • Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessments and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities …;
  • The Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) is Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel’s most important and widely discussed philosophical work …;
  • Peter Sloterdijk (… born June 26, 1947) is a German philosopher, cultural theorist, television host and columnist. He is a professor of philosophy and media theory at the University of Art and Design Karlsruhe …;
  • Slavoj Žižek (… born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian philosopher, cultural critic, and Marxist intellectual. He is a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana, Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University,[1] and international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities.[2] His work is located at the intersection of a range of disciplines, including continental philosophypolitical theorycultural studies, psychoanalysis, film criticism, and theology …; /External Links;
  • Avital Ronell (… born 15 April 1952) is an American philosopher who contributes to the fields of of continental philosophy, literary studies, psychoanalysis, feminist philosophy, political philosophy, and ethics.[15] She is a University Professor in the Humanities and in the Departments of Germanic Languages and Literature and Comparative Literature at New York University where she co-directs the Trauma and Violence Transdisciplinary Studies Program …;
  • Jacques Lacan (… 13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981), known simply as Jacques Lacan, was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called “the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud”.[2] Giving yearly seminars in Paris from 1953 to 1981, Lacan influenced many leading French intellectuals in the 1960s and the 1970s, especially those associated with post-structuralism. His ideas had a significant impact on post-structuralism, critical theory, linguistics, 20th-century French philosophy, film theory and clinical psychoanalysis …;
  • Commodity fetishism: In Karl Marx’s critique of political economy, commodity fetishism is the perception of the social relationships involved in production, not as relationships among people, but as economic relationships among the money and commodities exchanged in market trade. As such, commodity fetishism transforms the subjective, abstract aspects of economic value into objective, real things that people believe have intrinsic value …;
  • The Devil And Commodity Fetishism (1980), on en.wikipedia/Michael Taussig;
  • Karl Marx

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