Slavoj Zizek Seminar: Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis

Date: 
04/16/2014 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
46 McCosh Hall
Speakers: 
Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis Seminar

Session 5 - The Obscene Law

 

 

Slavoj Žižek, Princeton University Global Scholar, will present a series of five seminars from March 31 to April 16 devoted to the topic “Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis.” In addition, he has organized a symposium with Mladen Dolar and Alenka Zupančič, entitled “Varieties of Materialism Today.”  These events are open to the public and he has suggested his two books, Less Than Nothing and Event, as background for the seminars. The schedule and titles for these events are:

SEMINAR:  PHILOSOPHY THROUGH PSYCHOANALYSIS

March 31 – MATERIALIST THEORIES OF SUBJECT (Althusser, Badiou)
April 2 – BEYOND THE TRANSCENDENTAL TURN (from Kant to Hegel)
April 7 – THE IMPASSES OF THE NEGATION OF NEGATION
April 14 – GODS: REAL, SYMBOLIC, AND PROSTHETIC
April 16 -  THE OBSCENE LAW

SYMPOSIUM:

April 9 – VARIETIES OF MATERIALISM TODAY (with Mladen Dolar and Alenka Zupančič)