By Slavoj Žižek,Sina K. Najafi,Mladen Dolar,Alenka Zupancic
Noting that for Lacan the Cartesian build is equal to the Freudian "subject of the unconscious," the individuals stick with Lacan's plea for a psychoanalytic go back to the cogito. alongside the trail of this go back, they study the moral perspective that befits smooth subjectivity, the inherent sexualization of recent subjectivity, the deadlock within which the Cartesian venture turns into concerned given the enigmatic prestige of the human physique, and the Cartesian subject's war of words with its smooth critics, together with Althusser, Bataille, and Dennett. In a mode that has get to grips to Žižek's readers, those essays collect a strict conceptual research and an method of a variety of cultural and ideological phenomena—from the sadist paradoxes of Kant's ethical philosophy to the universe of Ayn Rand's novels, from the query "Which, if any, is the intercourse of the cogito?" to the security of the cogito opposed to the onslaught of cognitive sciences.
Challenging us to reassess primary notions of human recognition and smooth subjectivity, it is a publication whose very Lacanian orthodoxy makes it irreverently transgressive of essential theoretical paradigms. Cogito and the Unconscious will attract readers attracted to philosophy, psychoanalysis, cultural experiences, and theories of ideology.
Contributors. Miran Bozovic, Mladen Dolar, Alain Grosrichard, Marc de Kessel, Robert Pfaller, Renata Salecl, Slavoj Žižek, Alenka Zupancic
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Cogito and the Unconscious: sic 2 ([sic] Series) by Slavoj Žižek,Sina K. Najafi,Mladen Dolar,Alenka Zupancic