About Slavoj Žižek
Slavoj Žižek was born in 1949 and is a philosopher, psychoanalyst and cultural critic. He teaches Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia and at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee and is currently International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in London. His many books have been translated into over 20 languages. His most recent publications for S. Fischer Verlag include the German translations of Absolute Recoil: Towards a New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism (2016),Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism (2015), Event: A Philosophical Journey Through a Concept (2014) and The Year of Dreaming Dangerously (2013).